Understanding Decision Making Processes for Undergoing Genetic Testing Among Women With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer
Observational Model: Family-Based, Time Perspective: Prospective
To determine the relative proportions of women offered genetic testing after a breast cancer diagnosis who decide to have BRCA testing
Either before completing definitive local surgical treatment (pre-surgical testing), after definitive surgical treatment (post-surgical) Women will be evaluated for their levels of general and cancer specific distress, coping style, and stage of decision-making with respect to PM (as this is the primary clinical reason for undergoing immediate testing).
Mark Robson, MD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
United States: Institutional Review Board
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