Journal article

Psychosocial factors and uptake of risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy in women at high risk for ovarian cancer

Bettina Meiser, Melanie A Price, Phyllis N Butow, Janan Karatas, Judy Wilson, Louise Heiniger, Brandi Baylock, Margaret Charles, Sue-Anne McLachlan, Kelly-Anne Phillips

FAMILIAL CANCER | SPRINGER | Published : 2013

Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Awarded by Cancer Australia Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Grant


Awarded by National Breast Cancer Foundation


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grants No. 153824, 301930, 457316, 145684, 288704, and 454508 and by a National Breast Cancer Foundation and Cancer Australia Priority Driven Collaborative Cancer Research Grant (#628333). kConFab is supported by grants from the National Breast Cancer Foundation, the NHMRC, the Queensland Cancer Fund, the Cancer Councils of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia, and the Cancer Foundation of Western Australia. Bettina Meiser receives a Career Development Award from the NHMRC. Phyllis Butow receives a Principal Research Fellowship from NHMRC. Kelly-Anne Phillips is the John Colebatch Clinical Research Fellow of the Cancer Council Victoria. We are very grateful to the many families who contribute to kConFab. We also wish to thank Lucy Stanhope, Kate Birch, Heather Thorne, Eveline Niedermayr, the kConFab research nurses and staff, and the heads and staff of the Family Cancer Clinics. We also thank Dr Adrian Bickerstaff and John Hopper for using the Breast and Ovarian Analysis of Disease Incidence and Carrier Estimation Algorithm (BOADICEA) to calculate actual ovarian cancer risk.