Nurse-led cancer genetics clinics in primary and secondary care in varied ethnic population areas: interaction with primary care to improve ascertainment of individuals from ethnic minorities

@article{Gulzar2007NurseledCG,
  title={Nurse-led cancer genetics clinics in primary and secondary care in varied ethnic population areas: interaction with primary care to improve ascertainment of individuals from ethnic minorities},
  author={Zohra Gulzar and Sheila A Goff and Albert Njindou and Heather Hearty and Imran Rafi and Rosie Savage and Gaya Matta and Julie Ferras and Shirley Hodgson},
  journal={Familial Cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={205-212}
}
Genetic services are receiving increasing numbers of referrals of people with a family history of cancer for assessment of genetic risk, and therefore need to find cost-effective ways of meeting this rising demand. General Practitioners (GPs) are known to be reluctant to take on genetic consultations. Current evidence suggests that black and ethnic minorities are poorly represented in cancer genetics clinics. Nurse-led clinics in primary care have been found to be successful. This paper reports… CONTINUE READING