Clinical considerations in the management of individuals at risk for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Ovarian Neoplasms

abstract

  • The ability to define women as being at hereditary risk for breast and ovarian cancer facilitates the use of specialized surveillance and prevention strategies. Genetic testing, which plays a role in defining risk, requires careful pre- and post-test counseling to discuss the limitations of testing itself and available management strategies.

publication date

  • November 2002

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 12514563

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 457

end page

  • 65

volume

  • 9

number

  • 6