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Update Swiss guideline for counselling and testing for predisposition to breast, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate cancer


Stoll, Susanna; Unger, Sheila; Azzarello-Burri, Silvia; Chappuis, Pierre; Graffeo, Rossella; Pichert, Gabriella; Röthlisberger, Benno; Taban, Francois; Riniker, Salome (2021). Update Swiss guideline for counselling and testing for predisposition to breast, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate cancer. Swiss Medical Weekly, 151:w30038.

Abstract

This paper presents the Swiss guideline for genetic counselling and testing of individuals with an increased probability for carrying mutations in high risk cancer predisposition genes, particularly BRCA1 and BRCA2. It aims to help providers of genetic counselling to identify valuable candidates for testing and serves as a basis for reimbursement claims to Swiss insurance companies.

Abstract

This paper presents the Swiss guideline for genetic counselling and testing of individuals with an increased probability for carrying mutations in high risk cancer predisposition genes, particularly BRCA1 and BRCA2. It aims to help providers of genetic counselling to identify valuable candidates for testing and serves as a basis for reimbursement claims to Swiss insurance companies.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Institute of Medical Genetics
Dewey Decimal Classification:570 Life sciences; biology
610 Medicine & health
Scopus Subject Areas:Health Sciences > General Medicine
Uncontrolled Keywords:BRCA1, BRCA2, genetic counselling,
Language:English
Date:13 September 2021
Deposited On:11 Jul 2022 06:44
Last Modified:27 Apr 2024 01:38
Publisher:EMH Swiss Medical Publishers
ISSN:0036-7672
OA Status:Gold
Free access at:Publisher DOI. An embargo period may apply.
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.4414/SMW.2021.w30038
PubMed ID:34519462
  • Content: Published Version
  • Language: English
  • Licence: Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)