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    • Letter

    Original research:

    Assessing relatives' readiness for hereditary cancer cascade genetic testing.

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    • Variations in breast cancer surgical treatment and timing: determinants and disparities.
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    Original research:

    Time Trends in Receipt of Germline Genetic Testing and Results for Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer or Ovarian Cancer, 2012-2019.

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    • Variations in breast cancer surgical treatment and timing: determinants and disparities.
    • Dankwa-Mullan I, George J, Roebuck MC, Tkacz J, Willis VC, Reyes F, Arriaga YE.
    • Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2021 Mar 10. doi: 10.1007/s10549-021-06155-1. Epub ahead of print.
    • Knowledge and psychosocial impact of genetic counseling and multigene panel testing among individuals with ovarian cancer.
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    • Fam Cancer. 2021 Mar 10. doi: 10.1007/s10689-021-00240-6. Epub ahead of print.
    • Foundation Medicine, InformedDNA Partner to Expand Genetic Counseling for Cancer Patients.
    • [No author given]
    • GenomeWeb. Business & Policy. Business News. 2021 Mar 9.
    • Genetic Testing for Breast and Ovarian Cancer: What Has Changed and What Still Needs To Change?
    • Lyss AP.
    • Medscape. News & Perspective. 2021 Mar 8.

    Original research:

    Time Trends in Receipt of Germline Genetic Testing and Results for Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer or Ovarian Cancer, 2012-2019.