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The 2006 third edition of this very successful book provides a comprehensive and practical guide to the diagnosis and management of inherited disorders conferring susceptibility to cancer. Issues discussed include risk assessment, genetic counselling, predictive testing and organisation of a cancer genetics service. A full reference list gives access to background literature. With molecular information, screening guidelines and management advice, this new edition will provide geneticists and clinicians in all disciplines with an invaluable resource for screening, managing and advising patients.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521685634
ISBN-10: 052168563X
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 21mm)
Pages: 410
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Shirley V. Hodgson

Shirley Hodgson is Professor of Cancer Genetics at St George's Hospital Medical School. Eamonn Maher is Professor of Medical Genetics and Head of Section of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the University of Birmingham School of Medicine's Institute of Biomedical Research. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medical Genetics. Charis Eng is Professor and Director of the Genomic Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Genetics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. William Foulkes is the Director of the Program in Cancer Genetics, Departments of Oncology and Human Genetics, and Associate Professor of the Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal.

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