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journal article 
Author(s):
Keller, M; Jost, R; Haunstetter, CM; Sattel, H; Schroeter, C; Bertsch, U; Cremer, F; Kienle, P; Tariverdian, M; Kloor, M; Gebert, J; Brechtel, A 
Title:
Psychosocial outcome following genetic risk counselling for familial colorectal cancer. A comparison of affected patients and family members. 
Abstract:
Few studies have reported prospective data on psychosocial outcomes after genetic counselling in families with suspected hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). This prospective study examines the impact of multidisciplinary risk counselling on the psychosocial outcome of 139 affected cancer patients and 233 family members without cancer at risk for HNPCC. Participants completed questionnaires specific to HNPCC before and 8 weeks after attending the familial cancer clinic. Affected p...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Clin Genet 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
74 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
414-24 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0009-9163 
TUM Institution:
r Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie