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Making sense of SNPs: Women's understanding and experiences of receiving a personalized profile of their breast cancer risks

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Genome wide association studies have identified a number of common genetic variants - single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) – that combine to increase breast cancer risk. SNP profiling may enhance the accuracy of risk assessment and provides a personalized risk estimate. SNP testing for breast cancer risks may supplement other genetic tests in the future, however, before it can be implemented in the clinic we need to know how it will be perceived and received. Semi-structured qualitative int...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/s10897-017-0162-z

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Publisher:
Springer US Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Genetic Counseling Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
3
Pages:
702–708
Publication date:
2017-11-22
Acceptance date:
2017-10-02
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EISSN:
1573-3599
ISSN:
1059-7700
Pubs id:
pubs:731992
URN:
uri:a14116ee-f7c0-4b8d-9909-d7f899b228dd
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uuid:a14116ee-f7c0-4b8d-9909-d7f899b228dd
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pubs:731992

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