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Cancer

Helen V. Firth, Jane A. Hurst and Judith G. Hall

in Oxford Desk Reference - Clinical Genetics

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ISBN: 9780192628961
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725715 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780192628961.003.0156

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Cancer

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BRCA1 and BRCA2 - Breast cancer - Cancer surveillance methods - Colorectal cancer (CRC) - Confirmation of diagnosis of cancer - Cowden syndrome (CS) - Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) - Gastric cancer - Gorlin syndrome - Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) - Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) - Lifestyle factors in cancer: smoking, alcohol, obesity, diet, and exercise - Li–Fraumeni syndrome (LFS) - Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) - Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) - Ovarian cancer - Peutz–Jeghers syndrome (PJS) - Phaeochromocytoma - Retinoblastoma - von Hippel–Lindau (VHL) disease - Wilms tumour

Chapter.  37723 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics

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