Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer

BRCA1 and BRCA2 predictive genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancers: a systematic review of clinical evidence

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Author: 
Lynda McGahan
Ritsuko Kakuma
Chuong Ho
Ken Bassett
Hussein Z Noorani
Janet Joyce
Judith Allanson
Sherry Taylor
Publisher: 
Technology Report
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Evaluates the analytical and clinical
validity of BRCA1/2 genetic testing and discusses the ethical and psychosocial issues inherent in BRCA1/2 testing.

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ISBN 1894978986 (print)
ISBN 1894978994 (online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Contribution of BRCA1/2 mutation testing to risk assessment for susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer: summary report

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English
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Author: 
Ingeborg Blancquaert
Julie Tranchemontagne
Lucy Boothroyd
Publisher: 
Agence d'évaluation des technologies et des modes d’intervention en santé
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Describes the nature of the evidence concerning the use of this genetic technology and discusses the unresolved questions and uncertainties that complicate the decision-making process.

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ISBN 2550463587 (Print)
ISBN 2550463595 (Online)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Contribution of BRCA1/2 mutation testing to risk assessment for susceptibility to breast and ovarian cancer, monograph

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English
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Author: 
Julie Tranchemontagne
Lucy Boothroyd
Ingeborg Blancquaert
Publisher: 
Agence d'évaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en santé
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Quebec, QC

Provides a literature review with respect to: the prevalence of BRCA1/2 mutations in HBOC families, breast or ovarian cancer cases, and certain founder populations, the available risk assessment models, and more.

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ISBN 2550464540 (Print)
ISBN 2550464559 (PDF)
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Includes bibliographical references.

Dealing with the probabilities and risks of hereditary breast cancer

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English
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Author: 
Steven Narod
Aletta Poll
Publisher: 
Women's Health: Research and Practice Issues for Canadian Physicians
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer risk. Looks at management options for carriers.

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Screening and early diagnosis of ovarian cancer: what primary care clinicians can do

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Barbara A Goff
Howard G Muntz
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Primary Care
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Bloomfield, NJ

Reviews the status of available screening tools, common ovarian cancer symptoms, and the elements of an appropriate examination.

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Younger women and ovarian cancer

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Ovarian Cancer Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver (Colombie-Britannique)

Explores the experience of younger women, less than forty years old, who are diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

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Newly diagnosed?

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Ovarian Cancer Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores common questions of women who have recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Includes types of ovarian cancer, questions to ask healthcare professionals, treatment, and coping with illness.

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Newly diagnosed? (Punjabi)

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Punjabi
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Paper
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Ovarian Cancer Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores, in Punjabi, common questions of women who have recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Includes types of ovarian cancer, questions to ask healthcare professionals, treatment, and coping with illness.

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Newly diagnosed? (Chinese)

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Chinese
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Ovarian Cancer Canada
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Explores, in Chinese, common questions of women who have recently been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Includes types of ovarian cancer, questions to ask healthcare professionals, treatment, and coping with illness.

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Something else to worry about?

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Ovarian Cancer Canada
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Provides an overview of ovarian cancer including risk factors, symptoms, and diagnosis.

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