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Psychological outcomes of familial ovarian cancer screening: no evidence of long-term harm.

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OBJECTIVES: Ovarian cancer screening for women at increased genetic risk in the UK involves 4-monthly CA125 tests and annual ultrasound, with further tests prompted by an abnormal result. The study evaluated the longer-term psychological and behavioural effects of frequent ovarian screening. METHODS: Women completed T1 questionnaires before their first routine 4-monthly CA125 test, and T2 follow-up questionnaires one week after their result. Women with abnormal results completed a further qu...

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10.1016/j.ygyno.2012.08.034

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Lifford, KJ More by this author
Rosenthal, AN More by this author
Rogers, MT More by this author
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Journal:
Gynecologic oncology
Volume:
127
Issue:
3
Pages:
556-563
Publication date:
2012-12-05
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EISSN:
1095-6859
ISSN:
0090-8258
URN:
uuid:296c2718-2ff9-4528-a7b7-50a9334665f2
Source identifiers:
352894
Local pid:
pubs:352894

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