Survivorship considerations in adults with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome: state of the science.

@article{Crotser2009SurvivorshipCI,
  title={Survivorship considerations in adults with hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome: state of the science.},
  author={Cheryl B. Crotser and Marcia M Boehmke},
  journal={Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={3 1},
  pages={21-42}
}
INTRODUCTION Five to 10% of breast cancers are caused by inherited mutations of the BRCA1/2 genes. Knowledge of inherited risk for cancer has potential for psychosocial consequences. The purpose of this review is to determine the survivorship concerns of women with mutations of BRCA1/2; with and without a diagnosis of cancer. METHODS The search strategy included a search of CINAHL, PsycINFO, Medline, Pubmed, and Cochrane databases to identify research reports with specific aims of determining… CONTINUE READING