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World J Gastroenterol. Jul 28, 2015; 21(28): 8678-8686
Published online Jul 28, 2015. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v21.i28.8678
Table 4 Prospective studies on psychological function
StudyCountryType of study (number of subjects)Result
Maheu et al[29], 2010CanadaProspective controlled study (n = 198)Non-significant increase in risk perception, cancer worry, or general distress
Breitkopf et al[30], 2012United StatesProspective controlled study (n = 1406)HRIs had a greater perceived risk of PC and higher levels of PC worry than controls