Women’s Experience of Telehealth Cancer Genetic Counseling

  title={Women’s Experience of Telehealth Cancer Genetic Counseling},
  author={Elvira M. Zilliacus and Bettina Meiser and Elizabeth A Lobb and Judy Kirk and Linda J Warwick and Katherine M. Tucker},
  journal={Journal of Genetic Counseling},
Telegenetics offers an alternative model of delivering genetic counseling to rural and outreach areas; however there is a dearth of qualitative research into the patient’s experience. Twelve women who had received telemedicine genetic counseling for hereditary breast and/or ovarian cancer (HBOC) within the previous 12 months participated in a semi-structured telephone interview. The interview explored women’s experience with telegenetics, satisfaction, perceived advantages and disadvantages and… CONTINUE READING

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