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Books, Journals, New Media
May 05, 1999

Breast Cancer Risk and Genetic Testing

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by Michael J. Green and Norman Fost, one CD-ROM, requirements for single workstation: 256 colors, 4×-speed CD drive; Macintosh: 32 MB RAM; Windows: Pentium computer, 32 MB free RAM; documentation: 30 pp user's guide, $22 single-user license only, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Medicine and Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (POB 7365, Madison 53707-7365), 1998.

JAMA. 1999;281(17):1652. doi:

We are frequently asked to recommend a primer on breast cancer genetic testing. Family practitioners, oncologists, gynecologists, staff, and students all have a real need for balanced, patient-need-oriented materials.1

When we received this offering of genetic counseling by computer, we were intrigued. The package and 30 pages of detailed, accompanying materials clearly target primary caregivers and patients, and the CD seems intended for a patient loan or clinic workstation arrangement.

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