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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