Awareness, usage of prostate cancer genetic testing are low vs other cancers

“The other aspect of this study that really fascinated us was how patients are getting information about cancer genetic testing,” says Sameer Thakker, MD.

In this video, Sameer Thakker, MD, discusses noteworthy findings from the Urology Practice study, “Attitudes, Perceptions, and Use of Cancer-based Genetic Testing Among Healthy U.S. Adults and Those With Prostate and Breast/Ovarian Cancer,” for which he served as a study author. Thakker is a urology resident at New York University Langone Health, New York City.