4th ed. 2014, XIX, 420 p. 18 illus., 11 illus. in color.
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Provides a wide-ranging perspective on health care provision with an international authorship
Deals with genetic counselling for families at risk of cancer susceptibility
Practical and comprehensive guide to management of familial cancer susceptibility
A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics, 4th edition, is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis, clinical features and management of inherited disorders conferring cancer susceptibility. This fully updated new edition covers risk analysis and genetic counseling for individuals with a family history of cancer, and includes a discussion of predictive testing and the organisation of the cancer genetics service. There is also information about the genes causing Mendelian cancer predisposing conditions and their mechanisms of action.
This book is an invaluable reference source for students, general practitioners, geneticists and specialist clinicians in all disciplines.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Cancer genetic counselling - Familial cancer susceptibility - Genetics of human cancers