Outcome of preventive surgery and screening for breast and ovarian cancer in BRCA mutation carriers Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Neoadjuvant Therapy
  • Neoplasm, Residual
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic

abstract

  • This study provides prospective evidence that genetic counseling and testing increased surveillance and led to risk-reducing operations, which resulted in diagnosis of early-stage tumors in patients with BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.

publication date

  • March 2002

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.20.5.1260

PubMed ID

  • 11870168

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1260

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 20

number

  • 5