Use of intensified early cancer detection in high-risk patients with familial breast and ovarian cancer.

@article{Lux2005UseOI,
  title={Use of intensified early cancer detection in high-risk patients with familial breast and ovarian cancer.},
  author={Michael P Lux and Sven Ackermann and Caroline Nestle-Kraemling and Timm O. Goecke and D Niederacher and Ruth Bodden-Heidrich and H G Bender and Matthias W. Beckmann and Peter A. Fasching},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2005},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={399-411}
}
A prospective follow-up study was carried out to evaluate the influence of risk and genetic counselling on use of early cancer detection. Five hundred and fifty-six subjects who fulfilled inclusion criteria for a genetic analysis of the BRCA1/2 genes (the high-risk group A) and 205 who did not fulfil the inclusion criteria (the lower risk group B) attended… CONTINUE READING