A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1447123751
  • ISBN-13: 9781447123750
  • DDC: 616.994042
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 420 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis, clinical features and management of inherited disorders conferring cancer susceptibility. It is fully updated with much molecular, screening and management information. It covers risk analysis and genetic counselling for individuals with a family history of cancer. It also discusses predictive testing and the organisation of the cancer genetics service. There is information about the genes causing Mendelian cancer predisposing conditions and their mechanism of action. It aims to provide such details in a practical format for geneticists and clinicians in all disciplines.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Foreword for the 4th Edition.
1: Central Nervous System.
2: Eye.
3: Cardiorespiratory System and Thorax.
4: Endocrine System.
5: Gastrointestinal System.
6: Reproductive System.
7: Urinary System.
8: Blood and Lymph.
9: Musculoskeletal System.
10: Skin.
11: Inherited Cancer-Predisposing Syndomes.
Appendix: Genetic Differential Diagnoses by Organ System Neoplasms.