Katja I Aktan-Collan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Helsinki
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial consequences of predictive genetic testing for Lynch syndrome and associations to surveillance behaviour in a 7-year follow-up study
    Katja Aktan-Collan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Haartman Institute Biomedicum, University of Helsinki, PO Box 63, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Fam Cancer 12:639-46. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Sharing genetic risk with next generation: mutation-positive parents' communication with their offspring in Lynch Syndrome
    Katja I Aktan-Collan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Haartman Institute Biomedicum, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Fam Cancer 10:43-50. 2011

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial consequences of predictive genetic testing for Lynch syndrome and associations to surveillance behaviour in a 7-year follow-up study
    Katja Aktan-Collan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Haartman Institute Biomedicum, University of Helsinki, PO Box 63, FIN 00014, Helsinki, Finland
    Fam Cancer 12:639-46. 2013
    ..Some non-carriers were still worried about their risk and had doubts about the validity of their genetic testing results predicting post-test colonoscopy...
  2. doi request reprint Sharing genetic risk with next generation: mutation-positive parents' communication with their offspring in Lynch Syndrome
    Katja I Aktan-Collan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Haartman Institute Biomedicum, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
    Fam Cancer 10:43-50. 2011
    ..The challenge is to improve the communication processes, so that all offspring would get the information important for their health care, and parents would get the professional support desired at disclosure...