Clinical Cancer Genetics: Risk Counseling and Management / Edition 1

Clinical Cancer Genetics: Risk Counseling and Management / Edition 1

by Kenneth Offit, Offit, Kenneth Offitt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471146552

ISBN-13: 9780471146551

Pub. Date: 01/02/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Clinical Cancer Genetics: Risk Counseling and Management is a comprehe nsive practical guide for health professionals responding to the growi ng demand for clinical cancer genetic services. Using examples drawn f rom actual cases and emphasizing fundamental principles throughout, th is book outlines the scope of clinical cancer genetics and its underly ing

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Overview

Clinical Cancer Genetics: Risk Counseling and Management is a comprehe nsive practical guide for health professionals responding to the growi ng demand for clinical cancer genetic services. Using examples drawn f rom actual cases and emphasizing fundamental principles throughout, th is book outlines the scope of clinical cancer genetics and its underly ing scientific concepts, reviews the most prevalent syndromes of cance r predisposition, and addresses major issues associated with genetic t esting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471146551
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.47(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Clinical Cancer Genetics and Risk Counseling.

Hereditary and Acquired Risks for Cancer.

Cancer as a Genetic Disorder.

The Common Hereditary Cancers.

Other Cancer Predisposition Syndromes.

Quantitative Methods in Cancer Risk Assessment.

Laboratory Methods of Cancer Genetic Testing.

Genetic Testing in the Management of Patients with Cancer.

Reproductive Counseling for Cancer Patients and Families.

Psychological, Ethical, and Legal Issues of Cancer Risk Counseling.

Glossary.

Appendices.

Index.

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