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From Oregon Health & Science University and Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon.

Acknowledgments: The authors thank Miranda Walker, BA; Christina Bougatsos, BS; Andrew Hamilton, M.L.S., M.S.; Mark Helfand, M.D., M.P.H.; Wylie Burke, M.D., Ph.D.; Gurvaneet Randhawa, M.D., M.P.H.; members of the USPSTF; and reviewers for their contributions to this project.

Grant Support: This study was conducted by the Oregon Evidence-based Practice Center under contract to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, contract 290-02-0024, Task Order no. 2, Rockville, Maryland.

Requests for Single Reprints: Heidi D. Nelson, M.D., M.P.H., Oregon Health & Science University, Mail Code BICC 504, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239; E-mail, nelsonh@ohsu.edu.

Current Author Addresses: Dr. Nelson and Ms. Hoyt Huffman: Oregon Health & Science University, Mail Code BICC, 3181 Southwest Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239.
Dr. Fu: Oregon Health & Science University, Mail Code CB 669, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, OR 97239.
Dr. Harris: Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, 3800 North Interstate Avenue, Portland, OR 97227.

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Nelson H, Huffman L, Fu R, Harris E. Genetic Risk Assessment and BRCA Mutation Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility: Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force September 2005. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf05/brcagen/brcagenrev.htm


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