Possible consequences of applying guidelines to healthy women with a family history of breast cancer

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Possible effects of consistently applying published guidelines on healthy women with breast cancer in their family history were analysed. We investigated 1060 unrelated breast cancer patients and calculated the numbers of first-degree relatives that would be referred to a familial cancer clinic if the guidelines were consistently applied. A first-degree… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201021

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@article{Asperen2003PossibleCO, title={Possible consequences of applying guidelines to healthy women with a family history of breast cancer}, author={Christi J. van Asperen and R. A. E. M. Tollenaar and Elly M M Krol-Warmerdam and Jochen Blom and Wilhelmina E. Hoogendoorn and Caroline M. Seynaeve and Cecile T M Brekelmans and Peter Devilee and Cees J. Cornelisse and Jan G. M. Klijn and Geertruida H. de Bock}, journal={European Journal of Human Genetics}, year={2003}, volume={11}, pages={633-636} }