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Cancer and Genetics

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Due to the complexity of information surrounding BRCA1/2 counseling and testing and its time consuming nature, efforts to facilitate the genetic counseling and education process are needed. This project aims to develop a flip book, CD-ROM, and website for use by genetics counselors with their patients covering the topics: basic genetics, cancer and genetics, genes associated with breast cancer, genetics testing, and managing cancer risk.

Aims

Aim 1. Develop a flip book for use by genetics counselors with their patients covering the topics: basic genetics, cancer and genetics, genes associated with breast cancer, genetics testing, and managing cancer risk.

Aim 2. Develop CD-ROM, and web versions of the book.

Participants

197 women attending a breast and ovarian cancer risk evaluation clinic for BRCA1/2 counseling.

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