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Title: The development of a clinical screening instrument for tumour predisposition syndromes in childhood cancer patients
Authors: Hopman, Saskia M J ×
Merks, Johannes H M
de Borgie, Corianne A J M
Aalfs, Cora M
Biesecker, Leslie G
Cole, Trevor
Eng, Charis
Legius E, Eric
Maher, Eamonn R
van Noesel, Max M
Verloes, Alain
Viskochil, David H
Wagner, Anja
Weksberg, Rosanna
Caron, Huib N
Hennekam, Raoul C M #
Issue Date: Oct-2013
Publisher: Pergamon
Series Title: European Journal of Cancer vol:49 issue:15 pages:3247-54
Article number: S0959-8049(13)00490-5
Abstract: Identification of tumour predisposition syndromes in patients who have cancer in childhood is paramount for optimal care. A screening instrument that can help to identify such patients will facilitate physicians caring for children with cancer. The complete screening instrument should consist of a standardised series of pictures and a screening form for manifestations not visible in the pictures. Here we describe the development of such a screening form based on an international two-stage Delphi process and an initial validation of the complete instrument.
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ISSN: 0959-8049
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Human Genetics - miscellaneous
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