Physician use of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility: results of a national survey.

@article{Wideroff2003PhysicianUO,
  title={Physician use of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility: results of a national survey.},
  author={Louise Wideroff and Andrew Nathan Freedman and Lorayn Olson and Carrie N. Klabunde and William Davis and Kadaba P Srinath and Robert T. Croyle and Rachel Ballard-Barbash},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  year={2003},
  volume={12 4},
  pages={295-303}
}
Genetic testing for inherited germ-line mutations associated with cancer susceptibility is an emerging technology in medical practice. Limited information is currently available about physician use of cancer susceptibility tests (CSTs). In 1999-2000, a nationally representative survey was conducted to estimate prevalence of CST use by United States physicians and assess demographic, training, practice setting, and practice patterns associated with use. A stratified random sample of clinicians… CONTINUE READING