Researchers: Women with genetic predisposition worry about cancer

08/7/2011 | USA Today

A survey of 18- to 24-year-old women whose mothers had the BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations -- which carry an increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer -- found that 40% of them had major worries about hereditary cancer. The findings highlight the need for genetic counseling and targeted interventions that could ease the worries of women as well as improve their participation in screening, the study's lead investigator said.

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