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Table 4 Members of Group 2 'Concerned about cancer risk, so do something'

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  
Bev 42 Sister, deceased, 38 Guess 50% Yearly 30 1
Sandra 47 Mother, 72
Cousin, deceased, 43
Up there Yearly 36 3
Jessica 48 Sister, deceased, 40
Grandmother, aunt, 60+
Not much higher then anyone else Yearly 37 1
Kerrie 49 Sister, deceased, 35
Mother, 60+
Definitely higher risk Yearly 38 3
Jane 49 Sister, deceased, 38
Mother, aunt 60+
A chink higher than population risk Yearly 37 1
Vera 70 Mother, 68
Cousin, deceased, 35
Middle road Yearly 49 1
  1. a: 1: Regular GP and regular specialist, 2: Regular GP and occasionally specialist, 3: Regular GP only, 4: No Regular GP