Inherited cancer susceptibility syndromes in paediatric practice.

  title={Inherited cancer susceptibility syndromes in paediatric practice.},
  author={Michael B. Field and Susan Shanley and Judy Kirk},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  volume={43 4},
Over the last decade there have been rapid advances in our knowledge about the molecular basis of many inherited disorders. Molecular testing is now available for many conditions and may assist in the management of the individual and their extended family. One area where the use of genetic testing has expanded rapidly is in the area of hereditary cancer, particularly in relation to hereditary breast/ovarian and hereditary bowel cancer syndromes. Although individually uncommon, there are also a… CONTINUE READING