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Patients' views of treatment-focused genetic testing (TFGT): some lessons for the mainstreaming of BRCA1 and BRCA2 testing

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This paper explores patients' views and experiences of undergoing treatment-focused BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing (TFGT), either offered following triaging to clinical genetics (breast cancer) or as part of a mainstreamed care pathway in oncology (ovarian cancer). Drawing on 26 in-depth interviews with patients with breast or ovarian cancer who had undergone TFGT, this retrospective study examines patients' views of genetic testing at this point in their care pathway, focusing on issues, su...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s10897-018-0261-5

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0000-0002-8749-7421
Porteous, M More by this author
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Genetic Counseling Journal website
Volume:
27
Issue:
5
Pages:
1459-1472
Publication date:
2018-05-11
Acceptance date:
2018-04-25
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EISSN:
1573-3599
ISSN:
1059-7700
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pubs:853118
URN:
uri:c8f027b3-b861-4a36-a52d-4a67988edc50
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uuid:c8f027b3-b861-4a36-a52d-4a67988edc50
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pubs:853118

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