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Inherited susceptibility to cancer

clinical, predictive, and ethical perspectives

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Genetic aspects.,
  • Cancer -- Risk factors.,
  • Health risk assessment -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Neoplasms -- genetics.,
  • Disease Susceptibility -- genetics.,
  • Mutation -- genetics.,
  • Genetic Counseling.,
  • Ethics, Medical.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by William D. Foulkes and S.V. Hodgson.
    ContributionsFoulkes, William D. 1960-, Hodgson, S. V.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268.4 .I54 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 456 p. :
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL688972M
    ISBN 100521563402
    LC Control Number97035998

      Study uncovers inherited genetic susceptibility across 12 cancer types Date: Decem Source: Washington University in St. Louis Summary: Researchers have shed light on the hereditary. Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Cannot Change A risk factor is anything that increases your chances of getting a disease, such as breast cancer. But having a risk factor, or even many, does not mean that you are sure to get the disease.

    Syndrome/hereditary condition specific genetic testing for hereditary cancer susceptibility is considered medically necessary when ALL of the following criteria are met: • gene testing results will impact medical managementFile Size: KB. Expert Interview: Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer with Dr. Nicoleta Voian. ANNOUNCER OPEN: Welcome to CME on ReachMD. This segment, entitled Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer: What Do Primary Care Providers Need to Know? is provided by Prova Education and the Roswell Park Cancer .

    Hereditary (least common): inherited susceptibility and can be linked to specific genetic mutations. Familial: share some but not all features of hereditary ation with some genetic factors with family environmental factors. Sporadic (most common): average age of onset, little to no family of ation of environmental and lifestyle factors combined with biologic aging.   Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. (Only skin cancer is more common.) About one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. Researchers estimate that more than , new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in U.S. women in Male breast cancer represents less than 1 percent of all breast cancer.


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Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer is a timely book that tries to provide some answers and guidelines. The book gives an up-to-date account of current knowledge about the cancer genes identified in the various familial cancer : Hardcover.

The book is timely in its scope. As knowledge about inherited susceptibility to cancer increases and additional susceptibility genes are identified, there seems to be a greater need for multidisciplinary teams to care for the medical and psychological needs of families with hereditary cancer : Feyruz Rassool.

Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer explains that this new idea of `bad genes' may contain an unexpected positive side. The carcinogenic effects of these metabolic genes, unlike those of the oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes that are responsible for the inherited cancer syndromes, can potentially be overcome or cturer: Springer.

Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer: Clinical, Predictive and Ethical Perspectives. Edited by Foulkes WD, Hodgson SV. (Pp ; £, US$) Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0 2. This book is timely given the veritable explosion in the molecular genetics of cancer that has occurred over the past decade.

The scope Cited by: 2. Ed William D Foulkes, Shirley V Hodgson. Cambridge University Press, £60, pp ISBN 0 2 ——————— Rating: As its title suggests, this book comprehensively marries the clinical, predictive, and ethical issues that arise from identifying genes that indicate increased risk of by: 1.

This review deals with germ-line genes that increase susceptibility to five major types of cancer: breast, lung, pancreatic, prostate, and colorectal cancer. Often familial, often appearing at a yo Inherited susceptibility to cancer book by:   Cancer is common, and it is a minority of cancers that arise as a result of inherited and highly penetrant cancer susceptibility gene alterations.

However, familial Inherited susceptibility to cancer book of cancer is relatively common, and is likely to be due to a combination of environmental factors, rare gene mutations with high penetrance, and commoner lower penetrant gene variants acting together to alter disease by: Definition and Meaning.

A genetic predisposition is an inherited risk of developing a disease or condition. With cancer, a person may be more likely than average to develop one type or several types of cancer, and if a cancer occurs, it may develop at a younger age than is average for people without a genetic susceptibility.

Some faulty genes that increase the risk of cancer can be passed on from parent to child. These are called inherited cancer genes.

This occurs when there is a mistake or a fault in the genes in an egg or sperm cell. Then the gene fault can be passed on to children. Genes that increase the risk of cancer are called cancer susceptibility genes. Genetic susceptibility to other malignant neoplasm.

Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt. Z is a billable/specific ICDCM code that can. Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer explains that this new idea of `bad genes' may contain an unexpected positive side.

The carcinogenic effects of these metabolic genes, unlike those of the oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes that are responsible for the inherited cancer syndromes, can potentially be overcome or nullified. Understanding the molecular basis of cancer susceptibility remains one of the holy grails of cancer research and will improve the ability to prevent and treat cancer.

Cancer susceptibility is a complex genetic trait, and few cancers are a result of mutations in a single gene. Prevention and early diagnosis of cancer are the most effective ways of avoiding psychological, physical, and financial suffering from cancer.

We present a machine-learning method for statistically predicting individuals’ inherited susceptibility (and environmental/lifestyle factors by inference) for acquiring the most likely type among a panel of 20 major common cancer types plus 1 Cited by: Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer explains that this new idea of `bad genes' may contain an unexpected positive side.

The carcinogenic effects of these metabolic genes, unlike those of the oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes that are responsible for the inherited cancer syndromes, can potentially be overcome or : Seymour Garte. Inherited Susceptibility to Cancer: Clinical, Predictive and Ethical Perspectives Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Medical Ethics 25(6) December with 7 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Anneke Lucassen.

Genetic Susceptibility DCEG researchers actively investigate the role of common and uncommon inherited variations in the genetic code associated with risk of cancer. This work is carried out using biological samples from study participant and techniques like genome-wide association studies, whole genome scans, and new and emerging technologies.

S.A. Milgrom, Inherited Mutations in Cancer Susceptibility Genes Are Common Among Survivors of Breast Cancer Who Develop Therapy-Related Leukemia, Breast Diseases: A Year Book Cited by:   Changes in many genes, each with a small effect, may underlie susceptibility to many common diseases, including cancer, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and mental illness.

In people with a genetic predisposition, the risk of disease can depend on multiple factors in addition to an identified genetic. In a new analysis, researchers have shed light on these hereditary elements across 12 cancer types -- showing a surprising inherited component to stomach cancer and providing some needed clarity on the consequences of certain types of mutations in well-known breast cancer susceptibility.

Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer explains that this new idea of `bad genes' may contain an unexpected positive side.

The carcinogenic effects of these metabolic genes, unlike those of the oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes that are responsible for the inherited cancer syndromes, can potentially be overcome or : Seymour Garte.

Thus, the environmental hazards and the social, medical, nutritional, and psychological stresses in the low-economic status areas can increase genetic susceptibility to cancer.

Furthermore, SES may influence cancer-associated mortality as well, as it has been found for Black-White disparities in breast cancer mortality (Gerend and Pai, ). As the understanding of the genetic etiology of childhood cancers increases, the need for the involvement of experts familiar with the provision of genetic counseling for this population is paramount.

In Octoberthe American Association for Cancer Research organized the AACR Childhood Cancer Predisposition Workshop in which international experts in pediatric cancer Cited by: "Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer explains that this new idea of "bad genes" may contain an unexpected positive side.

The carcinogenic effects of these metabolic genes, unlike those of the oncogenes and tumor suppressor genes that are responsible for the inherited cancer syndromes, can be potentially overcome or nullified."--BOOK JACKET.