Genetic Testing May Increase Fear of Recurrence

Apr 30, 05:23 PM
It is well known that fear of recurrence is a major issue in the cancer community, but can genetic test results outlining risk impact those feelings? 
For this episode of “The Vitals,” we spoke with Maurade Gormley, CPNP, RN, assistant professor and post-doctoral fellow at the NYU Rory Myers College of Nursing. Her recent research analyzed how Oncotype DX genomic test results may increase fear of recurrence in breast cancer survivors.