U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Final Recommendation Statement for Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final Recommendation Statement on risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer in women. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/RecommendationStatementFinal/brca-related-cancer-risk-assessment-and-genetic-testing-december-2013. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is also available. The final Recommendation Statement can also be found in the December 24 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.
Internet Citation: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Final Recommendation Statement for Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in Women. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. December 2013.