Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Genetics, Screening and Management

Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Genetics, Screening and Management

by Patrick J. Morrison
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052180373X

ISBN-13: 9780521803731

Pub. Date: 11/28/2002

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This publication surveys the profound and far-reaching ramifications that have arisen from the very significant advances in understanding the genetic basis of familial breast and ovarian cancer. Written by international experts from Europe and North America, this book provides the busy clinician with a contemporary and wide-ranging guide to the latest developments in

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This publication surveys the profound and far-reaching ramifications that have arisen from the very significant advances in understanding the genetic basis of familial breast and ovarian cancer. Written by international experts from Europe and North America, this book provides the busy clinician with a contemporary and wide-ranging guide to the latest developments in diagnosis, genetics, screening, prevention, and management. In addition, the volume discusses ethical and insurance issues, distinct cultural differences in breast cancer and use of recently devised cancer genetics clinics. The different referral criteria and patterns to these clinics are detailed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521803731
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Pages:
418
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Molecular Biology and Natural History: 1. Introduction Patrick Morrison, Shirley Hodgson and Neva Haites; 2. Overview of clinical genetics of breast cancer Neva Haites and Helen Gregory; 3. Cowden syndrome and related disorders Charis Eng; 4. Overview of clinical genetics of ovarian cancer Pierre Chappuis and Will Foulkes; 5. Ovarian cancer as part of HNPCC and other hereditary colon cancer syndromes Hans Vasen and M. A. Nooy; 6. Natural history of hereditary breast cancer Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet, Will Foulkes and Pierre Chappuis; 7. Pathology of the breast and ovary in mutation carriers Sunil Lakhani and Adrienne M. Flanagan; 8. Risk estimation for familial breast and ovarian cancer Jenny Chang-Claude and Heiko Becher; Part II. Screening: 9. Experience of setting up a cancer genetics service Jonathon Gray; 10. Referral criteria for cancer genetics clinics Diana Eccles; 11. Service aspects of cancer genetic clinics Neva Haites and Shirley Hodgson; 12. Cultural and education aspects influencing development of cancer genetics services in different European countries Shirley Hodgson; 13. Screening, detection and survival patterns of breast and other cancers in high risk families Pål Møller and Michael Steel; 14. Screening for familial ovarian cancer Barnaby Rufford, Usha Menon and Ian Jacobs; Part III. Management: 15. Management of BRCA 1/2 mutation carriers Pierre Chappuis and Will Foulkes; 16. Management of ovarian cancer Dirk Brinkman and Ian Jacobs; 17. Prophylactic mastectomy in mutation carriers Gareth Evans, Fiona Lalloo and Andrew Balidam; 18. Psychosocial aspects of genetic counselling Steven Sutton and Alison Bish; 19. BRCA 1 and 2 testing: uptake and its measurement Lucy Brooks and Gareth Evans; 20. Ethical aspects Patrick Morrison and Michael Steel; 21. Gene therapy of breast and ovarian cancer Richard Kennedy and Patrick Johnston; 22. Future directions Patrick Morrison, Shirley Hodgson and Neva Haites.

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