Genetic testing for inherited breast and ovarian cancer syndromes: important concepts for the primary care physician
Postgraduate Medical Journal 2001 January; 77(903): 11-15
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The Emerging Role of the Physician in Genetic Counselling and Testing for Heritable Breast, Ovarian and Colon Cancer Taylor, Kathryn M.; Kelner, Merrijoy J. (1996-04-15)As a genetic testing for susceptibility to breast, ovarian and colon cancer becomes more readily available, physicians are faced with an increasing demand for information about inherited cancer risk. Because advances ...
Impact of gene patents and licensing practices on access to genetic testing for inherited susceptibility to cancer: comparing breast and ovarian cancers with colon cancers. Cook-Deegan, Robert; DeRienzo, Christopher; Carbone, Julia; Chandrasekharan, Subhashini; Heaney, Christopher; Conover, Christopher (2010-04)Genetic testing for inherited susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer can be compared with similar testing for colorectal cancer as a "natural experiment." Inherited susceptibility accounts for a similar fraction of ...