No evidence of false reassurance among women with an inconclusive BRCA1/2 genetic test result.

@article{Dorval2005NoEO,
  title={No evidence of false reassurance among women with an inconclusive BRCA1/2 genetic test result.},
  author={Michel Dorval and Genevi{\`e}ve Gauthier and Elizabeth Maunsell and Michel J. Dugas and Isabelle Rouleau and Jocelyne Chiquette and M. A. A. A. Daniel R. Plante and R Laframboise and Michel Gaudet and Peter J. Bridge and Jacques Simard},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 12},
  pages={2862-7}
}
BACKGROUND Little is known about how women who receive an inconclusive result from BRCA1/2 testing interpret their result. Clinical observations suggest that some of them may be falsely reassured and, consequently, may not adhere to recommended surveillance. The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether women with inconclusive BRCA1/2 test results are falsely reassured. METHODS Participants were adult women with a family history suggestive of a germ-line mutation in either the BRCA1 or the… CONTINUE READING