Final Recommendation Statement: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing for BRCA-Related Cancer in WomenAgency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) sent this bulletin at 12/24/2013 08:00 AM EST
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final Recommendation Statement on risk assessment, genetic counseling, and genetic testing for BRCA-related cancer in women. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go tohttp://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf12/brcatest/brcatestfinalrs.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is also available. The final Recommendation Statement can also be found in the December 24 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.