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Cancer

Guy Bradley-Smith, Sally Hope, Helen v. Firth and Jane A. Hurst

in Oxford Handbook of Genetics

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199545360
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598922 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199545360.003.07

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Cancer

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Introduction - Breast cancer in women - BRCA1 and BRCA2 - Breast cancer in men - Cancer surveillance methods - Colorectal cancer (CRC) - Confirmation of diagnosis of cancer - Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) - Gastric cancer - Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) - Lifestyle factors in cancer: smoking, alcohol, obesity, diet, and exercise - Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) - Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) - Ovarian cancer - Phaeochromocytoma - Prostate cancer - Retinoblastoma - von Hippel–Lindau (VHL) disease

Chapter.  15852 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics

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