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Description of Genetics

Description of Chromosomes

Description of Genes

Autosomal Dominant Inheritance
Autosomal Recessive Inheritance
X-Linked Inheritance
Multifactorial Inheritance

The Human Genome Project

How Genes Cause Cancer

Features of Inherited Cancers

Genetic Services: When, Where, How

The Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer

The Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer
Hereditary Breast Ovarian Cancer Syndrome (BRCA1 / BRCA2)
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

The Genetics of Breast Cancer

Li-Fraumeni Syndrome
Cowden Syndrome
Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T)

The Genetics of Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian Cancer and Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer (HPNCC)
Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome (Gorlin Syndrome)

The Genetics of Colorectal Cancer

The Genetics of Colorectal Cancer
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)
Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer (HPNCC)
Other Colorectal Cancer Syndromes

The Genetics of Prostate Cancer

The Genetics of Lung Cancer

The Genetics of Skin Cancer

Other Cancer Genetic Syndromes

Medullary Thyroid Cancer (MTC)
Von Hippel-Lindau Syndrome (VHL)

Genetic Testing

Uses of Genetic Testing
Types of Genetic Testing
Before Undergoing Genetic Testing
DNA Testing For Cancer Susceptibility Genes

Glossary

Online Resources

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