Utilization of screening and preventive surgery among unaffected carriers of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation.

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OBJECTIVE Women who are carriers of BRCA gene mutations have an elevated lifetime risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer. Although a number of risk-reducing options are currently available to mutation carriers, uncertainty exists in terms of their efficacy. A systematic review of the literature was conducted to describe the utilization of screening and… (More)

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@article{Wainberg2004UtilizationOS, title={Utilization of screening and preventive surgery among unaffected carriers of a BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutation.}, author={S. B. Wainberg and Janice A Husted}, journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology}, year={2004}, volume={13 12}, pages={1989-95} }