Oncology

Session # 1524

Facilitated referral pathway for genetic testing at the time of ovarian cancer diagnosis: uptake of genetic assessment and testing and impact on patient-reported stress, anxiety and depression

  • •n this collaboration with New York University, it was found that no undue psychological distress was caused to patients with ovarian cancer when they were referred to a genetic counselor and underwent genetic testing at the time of diagnosis.
  • Among patients who underwent genetic testing, 18% were found to carry a pathogenic mutation

  • Authors: Sarah Lee; Melissa Frey; Arthur Dean; Zachary Schwartz; Jessica Martineau; Kathleen Lutz; Erin Reese; Emily Dalton; Annie Olsen; Bhavana Pothuri; Leslie Boyd; John Curtin; Stephanie Blank
  • Collaborators: New York University
  • Conference: American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2018
  • Date: Monday, Jun 04, 2018 1:15pm - 4:45pm

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