Familial risk of cancer and knowledge and use of genetic testing.
Baer, Heather J.
Murray, Michael F.
Haas, Jennifer S.
Journal of general internal medicine 2010 Jul; 25(7): 717-24
Identification of genetic risk factors for common diseases, including cancer, highlights the importance of familial risk assessment. Little is known about patterns of familial cancer risk in the general population, or whether this risk is associated with knowledge and use of genetic testing.
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