Can we test for hereditary cancer at 18 years when we start surveillance at 25? Patient reported outcomes.
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My 2nd article! Can we test for hereditary cancer at 18 years when we start surveillance at 25? Read the answer here:

Woooohoooo! M'n zusje heeft haar tweede publicatie binnen :D

BRCA getest bij jongeren tussen 18-25 jaar: bijna niemand (3%) heeft spijt. @UMCN @erfelijkheid

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1 NL 33%
2 AE 11%
3 SA 3%
3 GB 3%
3 FR 3%
3 US 3%
Unknown 40%
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Type Count As %
Members of the public 22 81%
Scientists 4 14%
Practitioners (doctors, other healthcare professionals) 1 3%
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Medicine 2 100%
Readers by professional status Count As %
Ph.D. Student 1 50%
Post Doc 1 50%
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Compared to all articles in Familial Cancer
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