Iris van Oostrom

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term psychological impact of carrying a BRCA1/2 mutation and prophylactic surgery: a 5-year follow-up study
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 21:3867-74. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Experience of parental cancer in childhood is a risk factor for psychological distress during genetic cancer susceptibility testing
    I van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Oncol 17:1090-5. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the impact of genetic susceptibility testing for BRCA1/2 or HNPCC on family relationships
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Westzeedijk 114, 3016 AH Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 16:320-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for hereditary cancer distress six months after BRCA1/2 or HNPCC genetic susceptibility testing
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Westzeedijk 112 114, 3016 AH, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 43:71-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Family system characteristics and psychological adjustment to cancer susceptibility genetic testing: a prospective study
    I van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Genet 71:35-42. 2007
  6. pmc A Counselling Model for BRCA1/2 Genetic Susceptibility Testing
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hered Cancer Clin Pract 2:19-23. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of individuals opting for BRCA1/2 or HNPCC genetic susceptibility testing with regard to coping, illness perceptions, illness experiences, family system characteristics and hereditary cancer distress
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The
    Patient Educ Couns 65:58-68. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The common sense model of self-regulation and psychological adjustment to predictive genetic testing: a prospective study
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 16:1121-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Long-term psychological impact of carrying a BRCA1/2 mutation and prophylactic surgery: a 5-year follow-up study
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 21:3867-74. 2003
    ..To explore long-term psychosocial consequences of carrying a BRCA1/2 mutation and to identify possible risk factors for long-term psychological distress...
  2. ncbi request reprint Experience of parental cancer in childhood is a risk factor for psychological distress during genetic cancer susceptibility testing
    I van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Oncol 17:1090-5. 2006
    ..This study explores the effect of age at the time of parental cancer diagnosis or death on psychological distress and cancer risk perception in individuals undergoing genetic testing for a specific cancer susceptibility...
  3. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the impact of genetic susceptibility testing for BRCA1/2 or HNPCC on family relationships
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Westzeedijk 114, 3016 AH Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 16:320-8. 2007
    ..Open communication between relatives should be stimulated because a lack of open communication may be an important determinant of familial adverse effects...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for hereditary cancer distress six months after BRCA1/2 or HNPCC genetic susceptibility testing
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Westzeedijk 112 114, 3016 AH, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 43:71-7. 2007
    ..Individuals who may benefit from additional support may be identified before result disclosure using a short instrument assessing the relevant aspects...
  5. ncbi request reprint Family system characteristics and psychological adjustment to cancer susceptibility genetic testing: a prospective study
    I van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Genet 71:35-42. 2007
    ..Identifying individuals with insufficient sources of support and addressing the family communication concerning hereditary cancer in genetic counseling may help the counselee to adjust better to genetic testing...
  6. pmc A Counselling Model for BRCA1/2 Genetic Susceptibility Testing
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Department of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hered Cancer Clin Pract 2:19-23. 2004
    ..A shortened and more flexible BRCA1/2 counselling protocol is delineated, in which the attention is focused on the needs and strengths of the individual...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of individuals opting for BRCA1/2 or HNPCC genetic susceptibility testing with regard to coping, illness perceptions, illness experiences, family system characteristics and hereditary cancer distress
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The
    Patient Educ Couns 65:58-68. 2007
    ..To study differences between individuals opting for genetic cancer susceptibility testing of a known familial BRCA1/2 and HNPCC related germline mutation...
  8. ncbi request reprint The common sense model of self-regulation and psychological adjustment to predictive genetic testing: a prospective study
    Iris van Oostrom
    Department of Clinical Genetics, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Psychooncology 16:1121-9. 2007
    ..Identifying unhelpful representations and cognitive restructuring may be appropriate interventions to help distressed individuals undergoing genetic susceptibility testing for a BRCA1/2 or a HNPCC-related mutation...