Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 19th, 2006
"Soliciting family medical history (FMH) is the initial step in the process of screening for heritable cancer risk in medical care. We investigate whether recent solicitation of FMH in general medical care is associated with cancer worry among a sample of women having a first-degree relative with a breast cancer diagnosis," stated scientists in the United States.
"Surveys were mailed to women registered with the Cancer Genetics Network having a first-degree relative with a breast cancer diagnosis and a regular source of medical...
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