Use of Cancer Genetics Services in African-American Young Breast Cancer Survivors.

TitleUse of Cancer Genetics Services in African-American Young Breast Cancer Survivors.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsJones, T., Lockhart, J. S., Mendelsohn-Victor, K. E., Duquette, D., Northouse, L. L., Duffy, S. A., Donley, R., Merajver, S. D., Milliron, K. J., Roberts, J. S., & Katapodi, M. C.
JournalAmerican journal of preventive medicine
Volume51
Issue4
Pagination427-36
Date Published2016 Oct
ISSN1873-2607
Abstract

African-American women have higher rates of early-onset breast cancer compared with their Caucasian counterparts; yet, when diagnosed with breast cancer at a young age, they underuse genetic counseling and testing to manage their risk of developing future cancers.

DOI10.1016/j.amepre.2016.03.016
Alternate JournalAm J Prev Med