B N Peshkin
Affiliation: Georgetown University
- BRCA1/2 testing: complex themes in result interpretationB N Peshkin
Department of Oncology Division of Cancer Control, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
J Clin Oncol 19:2555-65. 2001..A multidisciplinary approach to service delivery, which includes clinicians in genetics and oncology, can facilitate patients' decision making and provide continued access to information and support...
- Spiritual faith and genetic testing decisions among high-risk breast cancer probandsM D Schwartz
Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 9:381-5. 2000..2; 95% CIs, 0.4 and 3.0). These results highlight the role that spirituality may play in the decision-making process about genetic testing...
- Psychological issues among children of hereditary breast cancer gene (BRCA1/2) testing participantsK P Tercyak
Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington DC 20007, USA
Psychooncology 10:336-46. 2001..To the extent that learning about a parent's positive test result could exacerbate these tendencies, recommendations to promote child psychological and family communications research that monitor such responses are offered...
- Effects of coping style and BRCA1 and BRCA2 test results on anxiety among women participating in genetic counseling and testing for breast and ovarian cancer riskK P Tercyak
Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20007 4104, USA
Health Psychol 20:217-22. 2001..After test results were disclosed, greater distress was associated with testing positive for a mutation. The implications of the findings for breast and ovarian cancer patients are discussed...
- Cost of genetic counseling and testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 breast cancer susceptibility mutationsW F Lawrence
Cancer Clinical and Economic Outcomes Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:475-81. 2001..The cost of detecting a mutation within a population of women is highly dependent on the prevalence of the mutation in the population...
- Interest in genetic testing for modest changes in breast cancer risk: implications for SNP testingK D Graves
Department of Oncology, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20007, USA kdg9 georgetown edu
Public Health Genomics 14:178-89. 2011..We explored interest in genetic testing for genes related to modest changes in breast cancer risk in women at moderate to high risk for breast cancer...