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
SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER | SPRINGER | Published : 2012
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.