A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics

A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics

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Shirley Hodgson, William Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn Maher
Cambridge University Press
Edition: 3rd edition, 07/12/2006
EAN 9780521685634, ISBN10: 052168563X

Hardcover, 410 pages, 24.7 x 17.4 x 1.9 cm

The 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 completely up-to-date 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.

Reviews of the first edition: ' As a clinician practicing in the field, if I had to choose one book, it would be this one.' Human Genetics