Life-Saving Cancer Genetic Testing Vastly Underutilized

Tue, 06 Mar 2007 02:00 PM EST

... A study released today at the Society of Gynecologic Oncologists 38th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer found few patients were aware of genetic cancer syndromes and the high risk of developing cancer if genetic mutations were found. Fewer still were motivated to follow up on this information with their own healthcare provider or genetic counseling/testing services. [click link for full article] ...