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Table 3 Members of Group 1 'Don't worry about cancer, but do screening'

From: How do women at increased, but unexplained, familial risk of breast cancer perceive and manage their risk? A qualitative interview study

Pseudonym Age Family members with breast cancer, age of Dx Description of risk Mammogram Health Providera
     Frequency Age at first  
Maria 45 Sister, 30 Same as most other people 2 yearly 34 3
Eva 47 Sister, 33 No more risk than any other woman 2 yearly 36 3
Sally 50 Sister, deceased, 37 More than 1 in 11 Yearly 30 1
Chloe 53 Sister, deceased, 41 A fair bit higher than the population 2 yearly 35 4
Marcia 55 Sister, 42 A high risk of getting it Yearly 43 2
Katrina 56 Sister, deceased, 41
Mother (bowel cancer) deceased, 70
In a high risk category Yearly 45 3
Maggie 66 Daughter, 24
Sister, deceased, 42
Mother and two aunts, deceased
Couldn't specify Yearly 40 1
  1. a: 1: Regular GP and regular specialist, 2: Regular GP and occasionally specialist, 3: Regular GP only, 4: No Regular GP