Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2012.04.003
Title: Interest and attitudes of patients, cancer physicians, medical students and cancer researchers towards a spectrum of genetic tests relevant to breast cancer patients
Authors: Ngoi, N.
Lee, S.-C. 
Hartman, M. 
Khin, L.-W.
Wong, A.
Keywords: BRCA1/2
Breast cancer
CYP2D6
Genetic testing
Oncotype DX
Issue Date: Feb-2013
Citation: Ngoi, N., Lee, S.-C., Hartman, M., Khin, L.-W., Wong, A. (2013-02). Interest and attitudes of patients, cancer physicians, medical students and cancer researchers towards a spectrum of genetic tests relevant to breast cancer patients. Breast 22 (1) : 47-52. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2012.04.003
Abstract: The perspectives of patients and healthcare professionals towards breast cancer genetic tests that are becoming increasingly available is unexplored in Asians. We surveyed the interest and attitudes of 200 breast cancer patients, 67 cancer physicians, 485 medical students and cancer researchers towards three genetic tests, BRCA1/2 mutation, CYP2D6 genotype and Oncotype DX testing, using hypothetical scenarios. Approximately 60% of patients expressed initial interest in each genetic test, although the majority reversed their decisions once test limitations were conveyed, with
Source Title: Breast
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/108972
ISSN: 09609776
DOI: 10.1016/j.breast.2012.04.003
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