Michel Dorval

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Multidisciplinary clinical management for prophylactic mastectomy: views of women from one centre in Quebec City]
    Michel Dorval
    Universite Laval, Faculte de Pharmacie, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Bull Cancer 100:201-11. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Health behaviors and psychological distress in women initiating BRCA1/2 genetic testing: comparison with control population
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Genet Couns 17:314-26. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Women's Health Initiative study publication on hormone replacement therapy use among women who have undergone BRCA1/2 testing
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:157-60. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the psychological impact of genetic testing moderated by support and sharing of test results to family and friends?
    Julie Lapointe
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, 1050, avenue de la Medecine, Quebec, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
    Fam Cancer 12:601-10. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint No evidence of false reassurance among women with an inconclusive BRCA1/2 genetic test result
    Michel Dorval
    Unité de recherche en santé des populations, Centre Hospitalier Affilie Universitaire De Quebec, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement, 1050 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1S 4L8
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2862-7. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Influence of the family cluster effect on psychosocial variables in families undergoing BRCA1/2 genetic testing for cancer susceptibility
    Julie Lapointe
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 21:515-23. 2012
  7. pmc Exploring resources for intrafamilial communication of cancer genetic risk: we still need to talk
    Kelly A McClellan
    Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 21:903-10. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Using the impact of event scale to evaluate distress in the context of genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval
    Psychol Rep 98:873-81. 2006
  9. pmc Breast and ovarian cancer screening of non-carriers from BRCA1/2 mutation-positive families: 2-year follow-up of cohorts from France and Quebec
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:494-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Self-reported mammography use following BRCA1/2 genetic testing may be overestimated
    Geneviève Larouche
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Pavillon Ferdinand Vandry, 1050 avenue de la Medecine, Quebec, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
    Fam Cancer 11:27-32. 2012

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint [Multidisciplinary clinical management for prophylactic mastectomy: views of women from one centre in Quebec City]
    Michel Dorval
    Universite Laval, Faculte de Pharmacie, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Bull Cancer 100:201-11. 2013
    ..A multidisciplinary pre- and post-operative clinical management is recommended for women who consider or undergo this surgery, because of its radical and irreversible nature as well as its possible impact on quality of life...
  2. doi request reprint Health behaviors and psychological distress in women initiating BRCA1/2 genetic testing: comparison with control population
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Genet Couns 17:314-26. 2008
    ..Given their significant psychological distress, providing minimal psychosocial support to all women undergoing BRCA1/2 testing at pre-test genetic counseling is relevant...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Women's Health Initiative study publication on hormone replacement therapy use among women who have undergone BRCA1/2 testing
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:157-60. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare HRT use, prepublication versus postpublication of the WHI study, among women tested for BRCA1/2 mutations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Is the psychological impact of genetic testing moderated by support and sharing of test results to family and friends?
    Julie Lapointe
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, 1050, avenue de la Medecine, Quebec, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
    Fam Cancer 12:601-10. 2013
    ..For female BRCA1/2 mutation carriers, the importance of SS should be stressed, and possible ways of enlisting people in their entourage for this purpose should be discussed in the context of clinical encounters...
  5. ncbi request reprint No evidence of false reassurance among women with an inconclusive BRCA1/2 genetic test result
    Michel Dorval
    Unité de recherche en santé des populations, Centre Hospitalier Affilie Universitaire De Quebec, Hôpital du Saint Sacrement, 1050 Chemin Sainte Foy, Quebec, Quebec, Canada G1S 4L8
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2862-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether women with inconclusive BRCA1/2 test results are falsely reassured...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of the family cluster effect on psychosocial variables in families undergoing BRCA1/2 genetic testing for cancer susceptibility
    Julie Lapointe
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Psychooncology 21:515-23. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the influence of the family cluster effect on behavioral and psychological variables among individuals undergoing BRCA1/2 genetic testing for cancer susceptibility...
  7. pmc Exploring resources for intrafamilial communication of cancer genetic risk: we still need to talk
    Kelly A McClellan
    Department of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 21:903-10. 2013
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  8. ncbi request reprint Using the impact of event scale to evaluate distress in the context of genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval
    Psychol Rep 98:873-81. 2006
    ..These findings highlight the importance of carefully selecting the form of the Impact of Event Scale in the context of genetic testing for breast cancer susceptibility...
  9. pmc Breast and ovarian cancer screening of non-carriers from BRCA1/2 mutation-positive families: 2-year follow-up of cohorts from France and Quebec
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 19:494-9. 2011
    ..Our findings highlight the need for clearcut recommendations on the follow-up of women from BRCA1/2 families who are not themselves carriers of a BRCA1/2 mutation...
  10. doi request reprint Self-reported mammography use following BRCA1/2 genetic testing may be overestimated
    Geneviève Larouche
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Pavillon Ferdinand Vandry, 1050 avenue de la Medecine, Quebec, QC, G1V 0A6, Canada
    Fam Cancer 11:27-32. 2012
    ..Self-reports should be used cautiously to assess adherence to mammographic screening following BRCA1/2 testing...
  11. doi request reprint Life events may contribute to family communication about cancer risk following BRCA1/2 testing
    Julie Lapointe
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Genet Couns 22:249-57. 2013
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  12. pmc Evaluation of BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutation prevalence, risk prediction models and a multistep testing approach in French-Canadian families with high risk of breast and ovarian cancer
    Jacques Simard
    Cancer Genomics Laboratory, Oncology and Molecular Endocrinology Research Centre, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    J Med Genet 44:107-21. 2007
    ..The results of multistep genetic testing for mutations in BRCA1 or BRCA2 in a large series of families with breast cancer in the French-Canadian population of Quebec, Canada are reported...
  13. doi request reprint Patterns of confidant use among patients and spouses in the year after breast cancer
    Elizabeth Maunsell
    Unité de Recherche en Santé des Populations URESP, Centre de recherche FRSQ du Centre hospitalier affilié universitaire de Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada
    J Cancer Surviv 3:202-11. 2009
    ..We describe the frequency of, satisfaction with, and characteristics associated with confidant use among patients and their spouse in the year after diagnosis of non-metastatic breast cancer...
  14. pmc A focus group study on breast cancer risk presentation: one format does not fit all
    Michel Dorval
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Pavillon Ferdinand Vandry, Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Eur J Hum Genet 21:719-24. 2013
    ..Given the increasing use of risk prediction models, it may be relevant to consider the preferences of both the counselee and the professional...
  15. doi request reprint Family communication following BRCA1/2 genetic testing: a close look at the process
    Darquise Lafrenière
    Programmes de bioéthique Département de médecine sociale et préventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Genet Couns 22:323-35. 2013
    ..We propose a guiding framework to assist in identifying and evaluating significant factors that might shape the course and outcome of the transmission of genetic information to family members...
  16. doi request reprint Incidence and predictors of positive and negative effects of BRCA1/2 genetic testing on familial relationships: a 3-year follow-up study
    Julie Lapointe
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Genet Med 14:60-8. 2012
    ..We assessed the incidence of positive and negative family relationship effects of BRCA1/2 testing in the 3 years after result disclosure and identified predictors of these effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Couples who get closer after breast cancer: frequency and predictors in a prospective investigation
    Michel Dorval
    Unité de recherche en santé des populations, Centre de recherche du Centre hospitalier affilé universitaire de Québec, QC, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 23:3588-96. 2005
    ..We assessed extent to which both couple members report that breast cancer brought them closer and characteristics that predicted this...
  18. ncbi request reprint Changes in health-related behaviours following BRCA 1/2 genetic testing: the case of hormone replacement therapy
    Isabelle Rouleau
    Faculte de Pharmacie, Universite Laval, Quebec, PQ, Canada
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 26:1059-66. 2004
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