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Primary care physicians' knowledge and attitudes towards genetic testing for breast-ovarian cancer predisposition

Published inAnnals of oncology, vol. 11, no. 9, p. 1131-1135
Publication date2000

Primary health care providers are expected to be directly involved in the genetic testing for cancer susceptibility. This study assessed physicians' knowledge, attitude and perception of their role towards testing for hereditary breast ovarian cancer.

  • Attitude of Health Personnel
  • Breast Neoplasms/genetics
  • Female
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genetic Testing
  • Gynecology
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • Internal Medicine
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Ovarian Neoplasms/genetics
  • Physicians, Family
  • Primary Health Care
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
NoteOpen Access - Licence nationale Oxford University Press
Citation (ISO format)
ESCHER, Monica, SAPPINO, Pascal. Primary care physicians” knowledge and attitudes towards genetic testing for breast-ovarian cancer predisposition. In: Annals of oncology, 2000, vol. 11, n° 9, p. 1131–1135. doi: 10.1023/A:1008319114278
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