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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Barriers to Genetic Testing in Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Pts: Do Surgeons Limit Testing?



abstract

 Conclusion

The largest barrier to genetic testing was lack of physician referral, therefore provider education must be improved. Appointments should be convenient and providers should proactively discuss the significant implications of testing results.

Keywords

  • breast cancer;
  • BRCA1;
  • BRCA2;
  • CHEK2;
  • ATM;
  • PALB2;
  • MSH2;
  • MUTYH;
  • NBN;
  • RAD51C;
  • genetic counseling;
  • genetic testing

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