Table 1

Eligibility criteria
Eligibility criteria for young breast cancer survivors Eligibility criteria for high-risk female relatives
• Female • Female
• 25–64 years of age • 25–64 years of age
• Being diagnosed with unilateral or bilateral invasive breast cancer between 20 and 45 years old • Unaffected with any type of cancer
• Being diagnosed with unilateral or bilateral DCISж between 20 and 45 years old • First- or second-degree relatives of the YBCS
• Michigan resident at time of diagnosis • US resident
• Able to read and understand English • Able to read and understand English
• Not currently pregnant, incarcerated, or institutionalized* • Not currently pregnant, incarcerated, or institutionalized*
• YBCS is willing to contact

ж Ductal Carcinoma In Situ.

* Women who are pregnant, incarcerated, or institutionalized at the time of the study are excluded because they may not be able to follow recommendations for breast cancer screening and genetic counseling.

Katapodi et al.

Katapodi et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:97   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-97

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