Use of BRCA Mutation Test in the U.S., 2004-2014.

  title={Use of BRCA Mutation Test in the U.S., 2004-2014.},
  author={Fangjian Guo and Jacqueline M Hirth and Yu-li Lin and Gwyn Richardson and Lyuba Levine and Abbey B. Berenson and Yong-Fang Kuo},
  journal={American journal of preventive medicine},
  volume={52 6},
INTRODUCTION BRCA mutation testing has been used for screening women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer and for selecting the best treatment for those with breast cancer. To optimize the infrastructure and medical resources allocation for genetic testing, it is important to understand the use of BRCA mutation testing in the U.S. health system. METHODS This retrospective cohort study included 53,254 adult women with insurance claims for BRCA mutation testing between 2004 and 2014 from… CONTINUE READING
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