Lynch syndrome: barriers to and facilitators of screening and disease management

@inproceedings{Watkins2011LynchSB,
  title={Lynch syndrome: barriers to and facilitators of screening and disease management},
  author={Kathy E Watkins and Christine Y Way and Jacqueline J Fiander and Robert J Meadus and Mary Jane Esplen and Jane S. Green and Valerie C Ludlow and Holly A Etchegary and Patrick S. Parfrey},
  booktitle={Hereditary cancer in clinical practice},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Lynch syndrome is a hereditary cancer with confirmed carriers at high risk for colorectal (CRC) and extracolonic cancers. The purpose of the current study was to develop a greater understanding of the factors influencing decisions about disease management post-genetic testing. METHODS The study used a grounded theory approach to data collection and analysis as part of a multiphase project examining the psychosocial and behavioral impact of predictive DNA testing for Lynch syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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