Genetic Aspects of Cancer Epidemiology
In this chapter, I will first briefly review to what extent various genetic factors predispose to cancer; second, I will discuss the possible significance in terms of cancer proneness of heterozygotes for ataxia telangiectasia; and third, I want to emphasize the importance of follow-up studies of individuals with an increased level of chromosome aberrations after exposure to mutagens.
KeywordsChronic Myeloid Leukemia Chromosome Aberration Ataxia Telangiectasia Ataxia Telangiectasia Cancer Epidemiology
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