The information and support needs of women at high risk of familial breast and ovarian cancer: how can cancer genetic services give patients what they want?

@article{Iredale2003TheIA,
  title={The information and support needs of women at high risk of familial breast and ovarian cancer: how can cancer genetic services give patients what they want?},
  author={Rachel T Iredale and Kate Brain and Liz Edwards and Jonathon Gray and Elizabeth A. France},
  journal={Familial Cancer},
  year={2003},
  volume={2},
  pages={119-121}
}
Specialist cancer genetic services assess individuals who seek advice about their family history. They offer genetic risk assessment, information and counselling and, for a small number of patients, the option to pursue genetic testing for cancer susceptibility. Patients have different reasons for seeking cancer genetic advice but they predominantly reflect the need to receive specific information to reduce anxiety about personal risk and risk to children, and to gain access to surveillance and… CONTINUE READING
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