Risk Assessment And Management In Cancer Genetics by Fiona LallooRisk Assessment And Management In Cancer Genetics by Fiona Lalloo

Risk Assessment And Management In Cancer Genetics

EditorFiona Lalloo, Bronwyn Kerr, J. M Friedman

Paperback | November 23, 2005

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The need to expand expertise in cancer genetics beyond highly specialized genetics clinics is increasingly being recognized. In response, this practical book provides oncologists, specialist nurses, genetic counsellors, family doctors, and geneticists with comprehensive and easy-to-useguidelines on risk assessment and appropriate management.The book focuses on common familial cancers such as breast, colorectal, ovary, prostate and melanoma, and separate chapters cover cancer predisposing syndromes such as neurofibromatosis, familial adenomatous polyposis and their management.
Professor Evans is secretary of the UK Cancer Genetics Group. He was chairman of the UK National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidelines on familial breast cancer, Chairman of the International Collaborative Group on Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer and on the Editorial Board of Familial Cancer. Professor Friedman is Associate E...
Title:Risk Assessment And Management In Cancer GeneticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.66 inPublished:November 23, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198529600

ISBN - 13:9780198529606


Table of Contents

Introduction1. Bronwyn Kerr: How to evaluate a family history2. Fred Menko: Guidelines for referral in Europe3. Susan Domchek and Barbara L Weber: Guidelines for genetic counselling, testing and referral in North America4. D Gareth Evans, Pal Moller and Bronwyn Kerr: Principles and applications of gene testing for common cancersRisk assessment of common malignancies5. D Gareth Evans, Bronwyn Kerr and Fiona Lalloo: Risk estimation in breast cancer6. Fiona Lalloo: Risk estimation in colorectal cancer7. D Gareth Evans: Risk estimation in ovarian cancer8a. Pal Moller: Management of familial breast and ovarian cancer in Europe8b. Barbara C McGillivray: Management of familial breast and ovarian cancer in North America9. E Sheridan and R S Houlston: Management of familial adenomatous polyposis and other inherited polyposis syndromes10. H F A Vasen, J Burn, E Sheridan, R S Houlston and F Douglas: Management of hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer11. Sameer Jhavar and Rosalind Eeles: Management and risk assessment of less common familial cancersInherited cancer syndromes12. J M Friedman: The neurofibromatoses13. Eamonn R Maher: von Hippel-Lindau disease14. Fiona Lalloo: Multiple endocrine neoplasias15. D Gareth Evans: Gorlin Syndrome16. J M Birch: The Li-Frameni Syndrome17. Fiona Lalloo and D Gareth Evans: Other tumour predisposing syndromes18. Patrick J Morrison: The ethical and insurance issues of cancer genetics

Editorial Reviews

.,."this comprehensive overview is a very practical guide that will be useful for both experienced cancer genetics professionals and novices."--Doody's "It is easy to find the information you need in this book. Read it from cover to cover if it is valuable to your training or practice (or if you just like the subject) and you will hae a comprehensive knowledge of what cancer genetics is about."--Ulster Medical Journal