Population-Wide Screening for Germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations: Too Much of a Good Thing?

J Clin Oncol. 2015 Oct 1;33(28):3092-5. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2015.60.8596. Epub 2015 Aug 17.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Webcast

MeSH terms

  • BRCA1 Protein / genetics*
  • BRCA2 Protein / genetics*
  • Breast Neoplasms / ethnology
  • Breast Neoplasms / genetics*
  • Breast Neoplasms / mortality
  • Breast Neoplasms / pathology
  • Breast Neoplasms / therapy
  • Continental Population Groups / genetics
  • Counseling
  • Cultural Characteristics
  • DNA Mutational Analysis*
  • Ethnic Groups / genetics
  • Female
  • Gene Frequency
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genetic Testing / methods*
  • Genetics, Population*
  • Genome-Wide Association Study*
  • Health Services Accessibility
  • Healthcare Disparities / ethnology
  • Humans
  • Phenotype
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Racism
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors

Substances

  • BRCA1 Protein
  • BRCA1 protein, human
  • BRCA2 Protein
  • BRCA2 protein, human