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Risk estimation for familial breast cancer: improving the system of counselling.

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Women with a family history of breast cancer dominate referrals for cancer genetic risk counselling across Europe. Given limited health care resources, managing this demand, while achieving good value for money for health services, is a major challenge. The paper reports the benefits and associated costs of moving from a traditional system of deriving family history of cancer during the patient's initial clinic attendance, to a protocol-driven system with pre-counselling assessment of family ...

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10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201895

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
European journal of human genetics : EJHG
Volume:
15
Issue:
11
Pages:
1139-1144
Publication date:
2007-11-01
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EISSN:
1476-5438
ISSN:
1018-4813
Source identifiers:
162811
Language:
English
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pubs:162811
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uuid:eeb7880d-1aea-49ac-a688-ace1c7ba33b7
Local pid:
pubs:162811
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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