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Document type:
Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't 
Author(s):
Nilsson, Martin P; Winter, Christof; Kristoffersson, Ulf; Rehn, Martin; Larsson, Christer; Saal, Lao H; Loman, Niklas 
Title:
Efficacy versus effectiveness of clinical genetic testing criteria for BRCA1 and BRCA2 hereditary mutations in incident breast cancer. 
Abstract:
Increasing evidence supports the benefit of identifying BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations in early breast cancer. Selection of patients for genetic testing is based on defined criteria taking individual and family history related factors into account. It is important to make a distinction between efficacy and effectiveness of BRCA testing criteria. Efficacy can be defined as the performance under ideal circumstances, whereas effectiveness refers to its real life performance. To allow for an unb...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Fam Cancer 
Year:
2017 
Journal volume:
16 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
187-193 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1389-9600 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Klinische Chemie und Pathobiochemie