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Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology: Handbook of Clinical Cancer Genetics

9781451190984
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    Genetic testing and counseling for cancer have made great strides in recent years. The popular demand for advanced screening, advances in testing, and the response of insurance companies and corporations have all served to shape this important area of cancer risk management.This practical, user-friendly guidebook allows you to search by disease site for the hereditary cancer syndromes relevant to your patient's cancer. This handy resource will help you formulate questions when expanding that patient's personal and family history, identify the genes that are most relevant, determine whether to refer that patient for genetic counseling and testing, and guide the patient’s long-term management based on the patient’s mutation-positive or –negative status. The guidebook will be of equal value to the practicing oncologist, surgeon, urologist, endocrinologist, gynecologist, primary care physician, physician's assistant, advanced practice nurse, and any other clinician counseling a patient who has had cancer.Look inside and discover…• Informative overview summarizes the history and current state of genetic cancer testing.• Site-specific chapters help you locate essential facts quickly.• Expert contributors share their years of experience in genetic testing and counseling.• Timely insights address key medical, ethical, legal, and financial implications of genetic cancer testing.Be sure your patients have the advance information they need…Pick up your copy today!
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    ISBN/ISSN
    9781451190984
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    6 x 9
    Pages
    240
    Illustration
    6
    Table
    35
    Publication Date
    May 13, 2013
    Weight
    0.8
  • Ellen Matloff
  • Table of contents
    Preface
    Contributors

    Section I Introduction
    1 Cancer Genetic Counseling
    Ellen T. Matloff and Danielle C. Bonadies

    Section II Current Topics in Cancer Genetic Counseling
    2 Whole-genome and Whole-exome Sequencing in Hereditary Cancer: Impact on Genetic Testing and Counseling
    Julianne M. O’Daniel and Kristy Lee
    3 Direct-to-consumer Personal Genome Testing and Cancer Risk Prediction
    Cecelia A. Bellcross, Patricia Z. Page, and Dana Meaney-Delman
    4 Adverse Events in Cancer Genetic Testing: Medical, Ethical, Legal, and Financial Implications
    Karina L. Brierley, Erica Blouch, Whitney Cogswell, Jeanne P. Homer, Debbie Pencarinha, Christine L. Stanislaw, and Ellen T. Matloff

    Section III Genetic Testing by Disease Site
    5 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Breast
    Kristen M. Shannon and Anu Chittenden
    6 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Ovary
    Scott M. Weissman, Shelly M. Weiss, and Anna C. Newlin
    7 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Colon (Polyposis Syndromes)
    Kory W. Jasperson
    8 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Colon (Nonpolyposis Syndromes)
    Leigha Senter
    9 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Uterus
    Molly S. Daniels
    10 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Urinary Tract
    Gayun Chan-Smutko
    11 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Pancreas
    Jennifer E. Axilbund and Elizabeth A. Wiley
    12 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Stomach
    Nicki Chun and James M. Ford
    13 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Endocrine System
    Robert Pilarski and Rebecca Nagy
    14 Genetic Testing by Cancer Site: Skin
    Michele Gabree and Meredith Seidel

    Gene Index
    Syndrome Index
    Term Index
  • Features
    Informative overview summarizes the history and current state of genetic cancer testing.
    • Site-specific chapters help clinicians locate essential facts quickly.
    • Expert contributors share their years of experience in genetic testing and counseling.
    • Timely insights address key medical, ethical, legal, and financial implications of genetic cancer testing.
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