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BRCA Genetic Testing and Receipt of Preventive Interventions Among Women Aged 18-64 Years with Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance in Nonmetropolitan and Metropolitan Areas — United States, 2009–2014

Description
Reports on rural and urban rates of genetic testing to identify women at increased risk for breast and ovarian cancer, with data by age group and region. Also examines rural and urban post-test preventive interventions, including mastectomy, MRI, mammography, and genetic counseling.
Author(s)
Katherine Kolor, Zhuo Chen, Scott D. Grosse, et al.
Location
MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(15), 1-11
Date
09/2017
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
Cancer · Health screening · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women