Non-uptake of predictive genetic testing for BRCA1/2 among relatives of known carriers: attributes, cancer worry, and barriers to testing in a multicenter clinical cohort.

@article{Foster2004NonuptakeOP,
  title={Non-uptake of predictive genetic testing for BRCA1/2 among relatives of known carriers: attributes, cancer worry, and barriers to testing in a multicenter clinical cohort.},
  author={Claire Foster and Dafydd Gareth Richard Evans and Rosalind A Eeles and DianaM. Eccles and Sosamma Ashley and Lucy J Brooks and Trevor Cole and J Cook and R. I. Davidson and Helen Gregory and James MacKay and Patrick John Morrison and Maggie Watson},
  journal={Genetic testing},
  year={2004},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={23-9}
}
BRCA1/2 test decliners/deferrers have received almost no attention in the literature and this is the first study of this population in the United Kingdom. The aim of this multicenter study is to examine the attributes of a group of individuals offered predictive genetic testing for breast/ovarian cancer predisposition who did not wish to proceed with testing at the time of entry into this study. This forms part of a larger study involving 9 U.K. centers investigating the psychosocial impact of… CONTINUE READING

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