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Familial breast and ovarian cancer: genetics, screening, and management
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  1. C M Drovdlic

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    Edited by Patrick J Morrison, Shirley V Hodgson, Neva E Haites. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002, £65.00 (US$95.00), pp 418. ISBN 0 521 80373 X (hardback)

    This book is an overview of the major issues surrounding clinical practice for individuals and families with familial breast or ovarian cancer. The book includes background information about the high penetrance hereditary cancer syndromes that are currently known, current thoughts on lower penetrance genes that confer a risk of developing these cancers, genetic counselling and testing issues, management and treatment recommendations, epidemiological data, and guidelines for the development of cancer …

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