Published in Cancer Weekly, April 8th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "Family history of chronic disease is rapidly becoming a research tool for targeting participants at increased risk."
"Its current usefulness in clinical practice remains unknown. This paper details the possible utility and complications in using family history in a primary care setting, using colorectal cancer risk as the health issue," stated D.J. Bowen and coauthors, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
"Where available, we cite data to support the issues that could arise. Where there are no studies, we invite...
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