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ERIC Number: EJ576848
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0738-3991
Psychological Issues in Cancer Genetics: Current Research and Future Priorities.
Hopwood, Penelope
Patient Education and Counseling, v32 n1,2 p19-31 Sep-Oct 1997
Data concerning the psychological impact of high risk of cancer are reviewed, including implications of genetic testing, breast screening,and accuracy of women's risk estimates. Work in progress on prophylactic mastectomy and chemoprevention is reviewed. Research on cancer families, and interventions and prevention strategies for high-risk families are discussed. (Author/EMK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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