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Journal Articles

Stoffel, E. M. and J. M. Carethers (2020). “Current Approaches to Germline Cancer Genetic Testing.” Annu Rev Med 71: 85-102.

Rubenstein, J. H., et al. (2020). “Family History of Colorectal or Esophageal Cancer in Barrett’s Esophagus and Potentially Explanatory Genetic Variants.” Clin Transl Gastroenterol 11(4): e00151.

Valle, L., et al. (2019). “Genetic predisposition to colorectal cancer: syndromes, genes, classification of genetic variants and implications for precision medicine.” J Pathol 247(5): 574-588.

Griggs, J. J. (2020). “Improving the Care of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People With Cancer Through Transformational Approaches.” JCO Oncol Pract 16(6): 317-318.

Dinan, M. A., et al. (2020). “Association of 21-Gene Assay (OncotypeDX) Testing and Receipt of Chemotherapy in the Medicare Breast Cancer Patient Population Following Initial Adoption.” Clin Breast Cancer 20(6): 487-494 e481.

Patel, M. R., et al. (2019). “Clinician Perspectives on Electronic Health Records, Communication, and Patient Safety Across Diverse Medical Oncology Practices.” J Oncol Pract 15(6): e529-e536.

Milliron, K. J. and J. J. Griggs (2019). “Advances in Genetic Testing in Patients With Breast Cancer, High-Quality Decision Making, and Responsible Resource Allocation.” J Clin Oncol 37(6): 445-447.

An, L., et al. (2020). “Development of a coronavirus social distance attitudes scale.” Patient Educ Couns.

Resnicow, K., et al. (2020). “Development of an Ethnic Identity Measure for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African Descent: Initial Psychometric Properties, Sociodemographic, and Health Correlates.” J Racial Ethn Health Disparities.

Dempsey, A., et al. (2020). “A Values-Tailored Web-Based Intervention for New Mothers to Increase Infant Vaccine Uptake: Development and Qualitative Study.” J Med Internet Res 22(3): e15800.

Smit, E. S., et al. (2019). “Identifying the Most Autonomy-Supportive Message Frame in Digital Health Communication: A 2×2 Between-Subjects Experiment.” J Med Internet Res 21(10): e14074.

The Genetics of Cancer Risk, Mark M Pomerantz and Matthew L Freedman, Cancer J. 2011 Nov-Dec; 17(6): 416–422.

Decision Making About Genetic Testing Among Women With a Personal and Family History of Breast Cancer, Danika Scott, Sue Friedman, Melinda L. Telli, and Allison W. Kurian. CO Oncology Practice 16, no. 1 (January 01, 2020) e37-e55.

Patients in Whom to Consider Genetic Evaluation and Testing for Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes. Sonia S. Kupfer and Carol A. Burke. Am J Gastroenterol. 2020 Jan; 115(1): 1–4.

Use of Family History and Genetic Testing to Determine Risk of Colorectal Cancer. Fay Kastrinos, N. Jewel Samadder, Randall W. Burt. Gastroenterology, Volume 158, Issue 2, January 2020, Pages 389-403.

Family history assessment significantly enhances delivery of precision medicine in the genomics era. Bylstra, Yasmin, et al. Genome Medicine. Volume 13, Article number: 3 (2021)