Predictive genetics in primary care: expectations for the motivational impact of genetic testing affects the importance family physicians place on screening for familial cancer risk
Genetics in Medicine 2003 May-June; 5(3): 172-175
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Jacobsen, Paul B.; Valdimarsdottir, Heiddis B.; Brown, Karen L.; Offit, Kenneth (1997-09)OBJECTIVE: Recent identification of the breast-ovarian cancer susceptibility gene BRCA1 and the breast cancer susceptibility gene BRCA2 have raised the possibility of clinical genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility. ...
The challenge of developmentally appropriate care: predictive genetic testing in young people for familial adenomatous polyposis. Duncan, Rony E; Gillam, Lynn; Savulescu, Julian; Williamson, Robert; Rogers, John G; Delatycki, Martin B (2010-03)Predictive genetic tests for familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) are routinely offered to young people during early adolescence. While this is not controversial, due to the medical benefit conferred by the test, it is ...