The prevalence of hereditary breast/ovarian cancer risk in patients with a history of breast or ovarian cancer in Japanese subjects.

@article{Komata2009ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of hereditary breast/ovarian cancer risk in patients with a history of breast or ovarian cancer in Japanese subjects.},
  author={Dai Komata and Tetsuro Yahata and Shoji Kodama and Yu Koyama and Nobuo Takeda and Kenzo Tajima and Haruhiko Makino and Nobuaki Sato and Ichiro Muto and Katsuyoshi Hatakeyama and Kenichi Tanaka},
  journal={The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research},
  year={2009},
  volume={35 5},
  pages={912-7}
}
AIM Women at high risk for hereditary breast/ovarian cancer require specific management strategies for cancer prevention and early detection. The authors sought to determine the prevalence of family histories suggestive of a hereditary breast/ovarian cancer syndrome in patients with a personal history of breast or ovarian cancer in Japanese women. METHODS Family history (first- and second-degree relatives) data were collected by a self-administered questionnaire for women with a history of… CONTINUE READING

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