7. Collecting and Interpreting Cancer Histories

  1. Katherine A. Schneider

Published Online: 4 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118119921.ch7

Counseling About Cancer: Strategies for Genetic Counseling, Third Edition

Counseling About Cancer: Strategies for Genetic Counseling, Third Edition

How to Cite

Schneider, K. A. (2011) Collecting and Interpreting Cancer Histories, in Counseling About Cancer: Strategies for Genetic Counseling, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118119921.ch7

Author Information

  1. Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470081501

Online ISBN: 9781118119921

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Keywords:

  • interpreting cancer histories;
  • client's family history of cancer;
  • cancer counseling, careful collection

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Collecting a Cancer History

  • Challenges to Collecting an Accurate History

  • Interpreting a Cancer History

  • Case Examples

  • Further Reading