Identifying and testing for hereditary susceptibility to common cancers.

@article{Sifri2004IdentifyingAT,
  title={Identifying and testing for hereditary susceptibility to common cancers.},
  author={Randa D Sifri and Sarita Gangadharappa and Louise S. Acheson},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={309-26}
}
Hereditary cancer syndromes account for an estimated 5% of breast, ovarian, and colon cancers. The rapid discovery of cancer-related genes in the last 15 years has propelled the field of cancer genetic risk assessment forward. With patients becoming increasingly aware of available genetic testing options, it is important that various health professionals… CONTINUE READING