Saudi women's interest in breast cancer gene testing: possible influence of awareness, perceived risk and socio-demographic factors.

@article{Amin2012SaudiWI,
  title={Saudi women's interest in breast cancer gene testing: possible influence of awareness, perceived risk and socio-demographic factors.},
  author={Tarek Tawfik Amin and Hamed Abdullah Al-Wadaani and Manal Mubarak Al-Quaimi and Nedaa' Abdullah Aldairi and Jawaher Mohammed Alkhateeb and Azzam Abdul Lateef Al-Jaafari},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={3879-87}
}
BACKGROUND Development of effective educational strategies should accompany increases in public awareness and the availability of genetic testing for breast cancer (BC). These educational strategies should be designed to fulfill the knowledge gap while considering factors that influence women's interest in order to facilitate decision making. OBJECTIVE To determine the possible correlates of Saudi women's interest in BC genes testing including socio-demographics, the level of awareness… CONTINUE READING
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