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Genetic Susceptibility to Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Small book cover: Genetic Susceptibility to Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Genetic Susceptibility to Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Publisher: American College of Medical Genetics
Number of pages: 236

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The Guidelines have been prepared to help the primary care provider to participate in the pre- and post-test education and counseling required for every patient contemplating genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer. Although some important genetic, epidemiological, and clinical issues remain unresolved, it is essential that all health care providers understand the familial basis of some cancers and the potential applications of genetic testing as part of the risk assessment process.

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