Meanings and Conceptual Structures That Organize the Experience of Making Sense of Inconclusive Genetic Testing Results to Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/147285
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Presentation
Title:
Meanings and Conceptual Structures That Organize the Experience of Making Sense of Inconclusive Genetic Testing Results to Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility
Abstract:
Meanings and Conceptual Structures That Organize the Experience of Making Sense of Inconclusive Genetic Testing Results to Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2003
Author:Maheu, Christine, RN
P.I. Institution Name:University of British Columbia
Title:PhD Candidate
This presentation will highlight meanings and conceptual structures that make up the experience of making sense of inconclusive genetic testing results for those with a significant family history of breast and ovarian cancer. Objective: Discuss research results and explore their implications for genetic nursing practices. Design: Retrospective qualitative study using an interpretive framework. Population, sample setting: Individuals and family members with a significant family history with breast and ovarian cancer who have gone through genetic testing for susceptibility to the disease in a hereditary cancer program in Canada. Purpose of study: Interpret how individuals make sense of inconclusive genetic testing results to BRCA1 and BRCA2 and describe how the meanings of their experience is interpreted in their everyday life, health and illness experiences. Concept studied: Making sense of inconclusive genetic testing results to BRCA1 and BRCA2. Findings: The results will show how individuals and family members share similar and contrasting stories when it comes to making sense of inconclusive genetic testing results. These similarities and differences will illuminate the variations on the stages and forms of the process of making sense. Conclusion: Genetic assessment and genetic testing services are slowly making its entry into the general practice of nursing. In order to adapt and give efficient care, nurses should become knowledgeable of the possible experiences that individuals and families with a significant history with breast and ovarian cancer can go through when they receive an inconclusive genetic testing result.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleMeanings and Conceptual Structures That Organize the Experience of Making Sense of Inconclusive Genetic Testing Results to Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibilityen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/147285-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Meanings and Conceptual Structures That Organize the Experience of Making Sense of Inconclusive Genetic Testing Results to Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2003</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Maheu, Christine, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">University of British Columbia</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">PhD Candidate</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">maheu@ethics.ubc.ca</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">This presentation will highlight meanings and conceptual structures that make up the experience of making sense of inconclusive genetic testing results for those with a significant family history of breast and ovarian cancer. Objective: Discuss research results and explore their implications for genetic nursing practices. Design: Retrospective qualitative study using an interpretive framework. Population, sample setting: Individuals and family members with a significant family history with breast and ovarian cancer who have gone through genetic testing for susceptibility to the disease in a hereditary cancer program in Canada. Purpose of study: Interpret how individuals make sense of inconclusive genetic testing results to BRCA1 and BRCA2 and describe how the meanings of their experience is interpreted in their everyday life, health and illness experiences. Concept studied: Making sense of inconclusive genetic testing results to BRCA1 and BRCA2. Findings: The results will show how individuals and family members share similar and contrasting stories when it comes to making sense of inconclusive genetic testing results. These similarities and differences will illuminate the variations on the stages and forms of the process of making sense. Conclusion: Genetic assessment and genetic testing services are slowly making its entry into the general practice of nursing. In order to adapt and give efficient care, nurses should become knowledgeable of the possible experiences that individuals and families with a significant history with breast and ovarian cancer can go through when they receive an inconclusive genetic testing result.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:30:53Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:30:53Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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