Psychological impact of providing women with personalised 10-year breast cancer risk estimates.
AffiliationManchester Centre of Health Psychology, School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
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AbstractThe Predicting Risk of Cancer at Screening (PROCAS) study estimated 10-year breast cancer risk for 53,596 women attending NHS Breast Screening Programme. The present study, nested within the PROCAS study, aimed to assess the psychological impact of receiving breast cancer risk estimates, based on: (a) the Tyrer-Cuzick (T-C) algorithm including breast density or (b) T-C including breast density plus single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), versus (c) comparison women awaiting results.
CitationPsychological impact of providing women with personalised 10-year breast cancer risk estimates. 2018 Br J Cancer
JournalBritish Journal of Cancer