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Uptake of testing for germline BRCA mutations in patients with non-mucinous epithelial ovarian cancers in Western Australia: a comparison of different genetic counseling methods
  1. Grace Stearnes1,
  2. Cassandra B Nichols2,
  3. Lyn Schofield2,
  4. Sarah O'Sullivan2,3,
  5. Nicholas Pachter2,4 and
  6. Paul A Cohen1,5
  1. 1Gynaecological Oncology, St John of God Hospital Bendat Family Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
  2. 2Genetic Services of Western Australia, King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women Perth, Subiaco, Western Australia, Australia
  3. 3WOMEN Centre, West Leederville, Western Australia, Australia
  4. 4Division of Pharmacology and Division of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia Faculty of Medicine Dentistry and Health Sciences, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
  5. 5Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Paul A Cohen, Gynaecological Oncology, St John of God Hospital Bendat Family Comprehensive Cancer Centre, Perth, WA 6008, Australia; paul.cohen{at}uwa.edu.au

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  • Contributors GS conceived the study, collected the data, co-wrote the first draft of the manuscript, and edited and approved the manuscript. CBN collected, verified and analyzed the data, and edited and approved the manuscript. LS edited and approved the manuscript. SOS collected and verified data and edited and approved the manuscript. NP edited and approved the manuscript. PAC conceived the study, analyzed the data, co-wrote the first draft of the manuscript, and edited and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No data are available.

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  • Contributors GS conceived the study, collected the data, co-wrote the first draft of the manuscript, and edited and approved the manuscript. CBN collected, verified and analyzed the data, and edited and approved the manuscript. LS edited and approved the manuscript. SOS collected and verified data and edited and approved the manuscript. NP edited and approved the manuscript. PAC conceived the study, analyzed the data, co-wrote the first draft of the manuscript, and edited and approved the manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement No data are available.

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