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Title Hereditary Breast Cancer.
Imprint New York : Informa Healthcare, 2007.


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Description 1 online resource (402 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Breast -- Cancer -- Genetic aspects.
Breast Neoplasms -- genetics.
Genetic Predisposition to Disease.
Genetic Testing.
Contents Front cover; Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1. The Genetic Epidemiology of Hereditary Breast Cancer; Chapter 2. Risk Prediction in Breast Cancer; Chapter 3. Bioethics of Genetic Testing for Hereditary Breast Cancer; Chapter 4. Cancer Risks in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers; Chapter 5. PTEN and Cowden Syndrome; Chapter 6. Li-Fraumeni Syndrome; Chapter 7. Rare Causes of Inherited Breast Cancer Susceptibility; Chapter 8. Low-Penetrance Genes in Breast Cancer; Chapter 9. Biology of BRCA1- and BRCA2-Associated Carcinogenesis; Chapter 10. Genetic Testing and Counseling Issues.
Chapter 11. Molecular Diagnostics: Methods and LimitationsChapter 12. Breast Cancer Risk Modifiers; Chapter 13. Special Populations; Chapter 14. Psychological and Behavioral Impact of; Chapter 15. Breast Cancer Screening and Prevention Options in BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Carriers; Chapter 16. Ovarian Cancer Screening and Prevention Options: Ovarian Cancer Screening and Its Limitations. Who Should be Screened?; Cha.
Summary Focusing on the needs of the medical oncologist, obstetrician, and gynecologist, this work analyzes the epidemiological, biological, and clinical issues associated with hereditary breast cancer, and offers guidance on the application and utilization of cancer risk assessment models, and screening options for individuals with HBS.
Other Title Print version: 9780849390227