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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Basic principles of cancer genetics -- Principles of cancer genetic counseling and genetic testing -- Genetics of hereditary breast cancer -- Surgical management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer -- Hereditary colon cancer: colonic polyposis syndromes -- Hereditary colon cancer: Lynch syndrome -- Hereditary pancreatic cancer -- Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer -- Familial renal cell cancers and pheochromocytomas -- Familial atypical mole melanoma (FAMM) syndrome -- Multiple endocrine neoplasia -- Pediatric malignancies: retinoblastoma and Wilms' tumor -- Neurofibromatosis and Schwannomatosis -- The HapMap project and low-penetrance cancer susceptibility alleles -- Somatic genetic alterations and implications for targeted therapies in cancer (GIST, CMI, lung cancer)

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Cancer--Genetic aspects.
Neoplasms--genetics.

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