Perspectives of Women Considering Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and their Peers towards a Telephone-Based Peer Support Intervention

@article{StPierre2017PerspectivesOW,
  title={Perspectives of Women Considering Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy and their Peers towards a Telephone-Based Peer Support Intervention},
  author={Dominique St-Pierre and Karine Bouchard and Leslie Gauthier and Jocelyne Chiquette and Michel Dorval},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
  year={2017},
  volume={27},
  pages={274-288}
}
Prophylactic mastectomy is an effective strategy to reduce the risk of breast cancer for women carrying a BRCA1/2 germline mutation. This decision is complex and may raise various concerns. Women considering this surgery have reported their desire to discuss the implications of this procedure with women who have undergone prophylactic mastectomy. We conducted a qualitative study to describe the topics covered during a telephone-based peer support intervention between women considering… CONTINUE READING
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