1. Central Nervous System.- 2. Eye.- 3. Cardiorespiratory System and Thorax.- 4. Endocrine System.- 5. Gastrointestinal System.- 6. Reproductive System.- 7. Urinary System.- 8. Blood and Lymph.- 9. Musculoskeletal System.- 10. Skin.- 11. Inherited Cancer-Predisposing Syndromes.
This is a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the diagnosis, clinical features and management of inherited disorders conferring cancer susceptibility. It is fully updated with much molecular, screening and management information. It covers risk analysis and genetic counselling for individuals with a family history of cancer. It also discusses predictive testing and the organisation of the cancer genetics service. There is information about the genes causing Mendelian cancer predisposing conditions and their mechanism of action. It aims to provide such details in a practical format for geneticists and clinicians in all disciplines.
Provides a wide-ranging perspective on health care provision with an international authorship
Deals with genetic counselling for families at risk of cancer susceptibility
Practical and comprehensive guide to management of familial cancer susceptibility