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Germline BRCA Mutation Rates in Latina Women Presenting for Gynecologic Oncology Care.

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Summary of "Germline BRCA Mutation Rates in Latina Women Presenting for Gynecologic Oncology Care."

Germline BRCA mutation rates in the Latina population are yet to be well described. We aimed to quantitate the rates of referral for genetic testing in qualifying women and testing completion rates in a population of women presenting for gynecologic oncology care. Results were then stratified by ethnic/racial background.

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Name: Gynecologic and obstetric investigation
ISSN: 1423-002X
Pages: 1-8

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