Referral and experience with genetic testing among women with early onset breast cancer.

@article{Brown2005ReferralAE,
  title={Referral and experience with genetic testing among women with early onset breast cancer.},
  author={Karen L. Brown and Robin Hutchison and Randi E. Zinberg and Margaret M. McGovern},
  journal={Genetic testing},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={301-5}
}
The purpose of this study was to determine whether physicians refer women with early onset breast cancer for genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2, and how women respond to being offered testing and use the results. A web-based survey was distributed to 1221 women with early onset breast cancer. The survey included 158 questions divided into the following sections: demographics, family history of cancer, medical history, treatment history, and experience with genetic testing. Of 551 women… CONTINUE READING

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