Psychological issues in genetic testing for breast cancer.

@article{Carter1999PsychologicalII,
  title={Psychological issues in genetic testing for breast cancer.},
  author={Cindy Lee Carter and Byron Hailey},
  journal={Women & health},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          73-91
        }
}
Genetic testing for inherited forms of breast cancer is currently available to individuals who want to learn their genetic status for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Although still largely limited to research programs, widespread commercial testing and incorporation of genetic testing into primary care practices will occur in the not too distant future. Despite the availability of this technology, treatment and prevention strategies offered to these often healthy women are limited and somewhat… CONTINUE READING
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