Communicating risk in familial cancer: the European patient's perspective

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Published: 26 Jul 2010
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Telling the Family
Dr Rachel Iredale, Prof Lesley Fallowfield, Carol Maddock, Maureen Gilbert, Cathie Lockenwitz, Francisca Bach Kolling-Dandrieu and Roswitha Britz discuss talking to the family of patients with a genetic risk of breast cancer.
What advice or support about how to tell other members of your family about being a gene carrier were you given?
What works well?

We would like to thank the following patient organisations for their help:

The Danish Breast Cancer Organisation

The Federation of Breast Cancer in Spain

and the Dutch breast cancer site
& (The advocacy site for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer)