Concerns about cancer risk and experiences with genetic testing in a diverse population of patients with breast cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • Genetic Testing
  • Hispanic Americans

abstract

  • Many patients, especially minorities, express a strong desire for genetic testing and may benefit from discussion to clarify risks. Clinicians should discuss genetic risk even with patients they perceive to be at low risk, as this may reduce worry.

publication date

  • May 10, 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4417728

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2014.58.5885

PubMed ID

  • 25847940

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1584

end page

  • 91

volume

  • 33

number

  • 14