The Advantages and Challenges of Testing Children for Heritable Predisposition to Cancer.

@article{Kesserwan2016TheAA,
  title={The Advantages and Challenges of Testing Children for Heritable Predisposition to Cancer.},
  author={Chimene Kesserwan and Lainie Friedman Ross and Angela R Bradbury and Kim E Nichols},
  journal={American Society of Clinical Oncology educational book. American Society of Clinical Oncology. Annual Meeting},
  year={2016},
  volume={35},
  pages={
          251-69
        }
}
The increased application of germline genetic testing is expanding our understanding of the risk factors associated with childhood cancer development, and, in some cases, such testing is also informing clinical management. Nonetheless, the incorporation of genetic testing into the pediatric oncology setting is complex and associated with many ethical and practical challenges. The decision as to whether to pursue clinical genetic testing for hereditary cancer predisposition for children should… CONTINUE READING
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