Explanations of risk in families without identified mutations for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer.
Ersig, Anne L
Hadley, Donald W
Koehly, Laura M
Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing / Sigma Theta Tau 2010 Jun; 42(2): 139-46
Genetic testing for hereditary forms of cancer does not always identify a causative mutation. Little is known about personal or family response to these indeterminate results when a hereditary form of cancer is suspected. This study explored thoughts about and responses to risk for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) when a family member has received indeterminate genetic test results.
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