Published on in Vol 6, No 9 (2017): September

Cancer Predisposition Cascade Screening for Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndromes in Switzerland: Study Protocol

Cancer Predisposition Cascade Screening for Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndromes in Switzerland: Study Protocol

Cancer Predisposition Cascade Screening for Hereditary Breast/Ovarian Cancer and Lynch Syndromes in Switzerland: Study Protocol

Maria C Katapodi 1, 2*, Prof. Dr. PhD, RN, FAAN;  Valeria Viassolo 3*, Dr. med.;  Maria Caiata-Zufferey 4*, PhD;  Christos Nikolaidis 2*, PhD;  Rosmarie Bührer-Landolt 5, MSN;  Nicole Buerki 6*, PD, Dr. med.;  Rossella Graffeo 7, Dr. med.;  Henrik Csaba Horváth 8, Dr. med., PhD;  Christian Kurzeder 6, PD, Dr. med.;  Manuela Rabaglio 5, Dr. med.;  Michael Scharfe 9, PhD;  Corinne Urech 6, Dr. phil.;  Tobias E Erlanger 9, PhD;  Nicole Probst-Hensch 10, MPH, Prof. Dr. PhD;  Karl Heinimann 11*, Prof. Dr. MD, PhD;  Viola Heinzelmann-Schwarz 6*, Prof. Dr. med.;  Olivia Pagani 7*, Prof. Dr.ssa med.;  Pierre O. Chappuis 3, 12*, Prof. Dr. med

1 University of Michigan School of Nursing , Ann Arbor, MI, US

2 Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Basel, Basel , CH

3 Unit of Oncogenetics and Cancer Prevention, Division of Oncology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva , CH

4 University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland , Manno , CH

5 University Clinic for Medical Oncology , Inselspital Bern, Bern , CH

6 Women’s Clinic and Gynecological Oncology, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel , CH

7 Institute of Oncology (IOSI) and Breast Unit (CSSI) of Southern Switzerland , Bellinzona , CH

8 University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine , Inselspital Bern, Bern , CH

9 Clinical Trials Unit, Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel , CH

10 Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute , University of Basel, Basel , CH

11 Medical Genetics, University Hospital Basel, University of Basel, Basel , CH

12 Division of Genetic Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, University of Geneva, Geneva , CH

*these authors contributed equally

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