Journal article

Are we being overly cautious? A qualitative inquiry into the experiences and perceptions of treatment-focused germline BRCA genetic testing amongst women recently diagnosed with breast cancer

E Zilliacus, B Meiser, M Gleeson, K Watts, K Tucker, EA Lobb, G Mitchell



Funding Acknowledgements

We are very grateful to the women who participated in this study and so generously shared their views. We would also like to thank Assoc Prof Kristine Barlow-Stewart, Professor Christobel Saunders and A/Professor Judy Kirk for their valuable input into this study and assistance with ascertaining participants. This research was supported by a Fellowship Enhancement Fund to A/Professor Bettina Meiser from the University of New South Wales. Associate Professor Bettina Meiser is supported by a Career Development Award from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia and a Cancer Institute New South Wales Career Development Fellowship. We acknowledge the support and endorsement of the Psycho-oncology Cooperative Research Group (PoCoG) for this project.