TITLE

BRCA1: To test or not to test, that is the question

AUTHOR(S)
Singer, Mendel E.; Cebul, Randall D.
PUB. DATE
January 1997
SOURCE
Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter97, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the various issues which should be considered when considering genetic screening for the breast cancer gene mutation. Decision analysis; Decision tree for BRCA1 testing; Cost of testing; Emotional impact of testing; Impact of test results on subsequent compliance; Prophylactic mastectomy; Genetic discrimination.
ACCESSION #
9704241118

 

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