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Title Genetic predisposition to cancer / edited by Rosalind A. Eeles ... [et el.]. ; with a foreword by Gordon McVie
Edition First edition
Published London ; Melbourne : Chapman & Hall Medical, 1996


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Description xix, 407 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents 1. Genetic predisposition to cancer: an introduction / D. Timothy Bishop -- 2. From families to chromosomes: genetic linkage, and other methods for finding cancer-predisposition genes / Douglas F. Easton -- 3. From chromosomes to genes: how to isolate cancer-predisposition genes / Helen Patterson and Colin Cooper -- 4. Retinoblastoma: the paradigm for a genetically inherited cancer syndrome / John K. Cowell -- 5. Neurofibromatosis (NF) types 1 and 2 / Susan M. Huson -- 6. Multiple endocrine neoplasia / Bruce A.J. Ponder -- 7. Wilms tumour and other genetic causes of renal cancer / Kathryn Pritchard-Jones -- 8. The Li-Fraumeni syndrome and the role of TP53 mutations in predisposition to cancer / Jillian M. Birch -- 9. Malignant disease and variations in radiosensitivity in ataxia telangiectasia patients / A. Malcolm R. Taylor, D. Hernandez, C.M. McConville, C.G. Woods, M. Stacey, P. Biggs, P.J. Byrd, C.F. Arlett and D. Scott -- 10. Fanconi's anaemia / Christopher G. Mathew
Analysis Humans Cancer Role of Genetics
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cancer -- Genetic aspects.
Cancer -- Prevention.
Cancer -- Susceptibility.
Oncology -- Genetic aspects.
Neoplasms -- genetics.
Neoplasms -- genetics.
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary.
Author Eeles, Rosalind A., 1959-
McVie, Gordon
ISBN 0412565803