Hereditary Colorectal Cancer

Genetic Basis and Clinical Implications

Editors: Valle, Laura, Gruber, Stephen, Capella, Gabriel (Eds.)

  • Comprehensive and updated coverage of the topic
  • Novel findings and challenges discussed
  • Provides coverage of  issues ranging from genetics to clinical description of the syndromes
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About this book

This book provides information on a wide variety of  issues ranging from genetics to clinical description of the syndromes, genetic testing and counseling, and clinical management including surveillance, surgical and prophylactic interventions, and chemoprevention. Moreover, current hot issues, such as the identification of novel causal genes and the challenges we face, and the relevance of cancer risk modifiers, both genetic and environmental, are also discussed.  

This reference book is great for geneticists, oncologists, genetic counselors, researchers, clinicians, surgeons and nurses dedicated to, or interested in,  hereditary cancer.  The best and most recognized experts in the field have contributed to this project, guaranteeing updated information, accuracy and the discussion of topical issues.

About the authors

Laura Valle, Catalan Institute of Oncology, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Av. Gran Via 199-203, 08908Barcelona, SpainProf. Dr. Stephen Gruber, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1975 Zonal Ave, Los Angeles, 90033, USADr. Gabriel Capella, Institut Català d'Oncologia (ICO), Av. de la Granvia de l'Hospitalet 199, 08907 Barcelona, Spain

Table of contents (30 chapters)

  • Lynch Syndrome

    Stoffel, Elena M. (et al.)

    Pages 3-19

  • The Molecular Basis of Lynch-like Syndrome

    Vargas-Parra, Gardenia (et al.)

    Pages 21-41

  • Constitutional Mismatch Repair Deficiency

    Colas, Chrystelle (et al.)

    Pages 43-54

  • Mismatch Repair-Proficient Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer

    Valle, Laura

    Pages 55-66

  • Genetic and Environmental Modifiers of Cancer Risk in Lynch Syndrome

    Win, Aung K. (et al.)

    Pages 67-89

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-74259-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-74258-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
Book Subtitle
Genetic Basis and Clinical Implications
Editors
  • Laura Valle
  • Stephen Gruber
  • Gabriel Capella
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-74259-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-74259-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-74258-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 505
Number of Illustrations and Tables
14 b/w illustrations, 39 illustrations in colour
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