Hereditary cancer: family history, diagnosis, molecular genetics, ecogenetics, and management strategies.

@article{Lynch2002HereditaryCF,
  title={Hereditary cancer: family history, diagnosis, molecular genetics, ecogenetics, and management strategies.},
  author={Henry T. Lynch and Jane F. Lynch},
  journal={Biochimie},
  year={2002},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={3-17}
}
The translation of knowledge about hereditary breast cancer and its improved control, as well as prevention through prophylactic surgery, has been significantly accelerated through the veritable explosive discoveries in molecular genetics inclusive of BRCA1 and BRCA2 germline mutations. Needed however, among the physician community, medical geneticists, and genetic counselors, is a raised level of knowledge about hereditary breast cancer syndromes. Particular attention needs to be given to… CONTINUE READING