Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 1-13
  3. Eye
    Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 15-24
  4. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 25-30
  5. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 31-46
  6. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 47-87
  7. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 89-136
  8. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 137-144
  9. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 145-165
  10. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 167-176
  11. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 177-217
  12. Shirley V. Hodgson, William D. Foulkes, Charis Eng, Eamonn R. Maher
    Pages 219-359
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 361-420

About this book

Introduction

A Practical Guide to Human Cancer Genetics, 4th edition, is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis, clinical features and management of inherited disorders conferring cancer susceptibility. This fully updated new edition covers risk analysis and genetic counseling for individuals with a family history of cancer, and includes a discussion of predictive testing and the organisation of the cancer genetics service. There is also information about the genes causing Mendelian cancer predisposing conditions and their mechanisms of action.

This book is an invaluable reference source for students, general practitioners, geneticists and specialist clinicians in all disciplines.

Keywords

Cancer genetic counselling Familial cancer susceptibility Genetics of human cancers

Authors and affiliations

  • Shirley V. Hodgson
    • 1
  • William D. Foulkes
    • 2
  • Charis Eng
    • 3
  • Eamonn R. Maher
    • 4
  1. 1.St Georges HospitalLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Program in Cancer GeneticsMcGill University Dept. Oncology & Human GeneticsMontrealCanada
  3. 3.Cleveland Clinic Genomic Medicine InstitClevelandUSA
  4. 4.University of CambridgeCambridgeUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-2375-0
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-2374-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-2375-0
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