The role of genetics in breast and reproductive cancers / Piri Welch, editor.

New York : Springer Verlag, 2009.
xiii, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


BreastCancerTreatment [Browse]
Cancer genetics.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pt. I. Recognition of Hereditary Breast and Reproductive Cancer Syndromes -- 1. Cancer Genetics in the Clinic: The Challenges and Responsibilities of Counseling and Treating Women at Risk / Robin L. Bennett -- 2. Management of Women with Inherited BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutations / Elizabeth M. Swisher and Kristine E. Calhoun -- Pt. II. Genetic Etiology of Breast and Reproductive Cancers -- 3. Unclassified Variants in the Breast Cancer Susceptibility Genes BRCA1 and BRCA2 / Sean V. Tavtigian -- 4. Recent Advances in Understanding the Cellular Functions of BRCA1 / Ellen Solomon and Joanna R. Morris -- 5. Recent Advances in Understanding the Cellular Functions of BRCA2 / Sylvie Mazoyer -- 6. Genetic Modifiers of Risk of BRCA1- and BRCA2-Related Breast and Ovarian Cancers / Georgia Chenevix-Trench and Antonis C. Antoniou -- 7. Other Hereditary Breast Cancer Syndromes and Genes / Katherine L. Nathanson -- 8. Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer in Patients with Hereditary Non-polyposis Colorectal Cancer Syndrome / Kimberly Resnick and David Cohn -- 9. Somatic Alterations and Implications in Breast Cancer / Carl Ton, Jamie Guenthoer and Peggy L. Porter -- 10. Somatic Genetic Development in Epithelial Ovarian Cancer / Kate Lawrenson, Susan J. Ramus and Simon A. Gayther -- Pt. III. Genes and the Environment -- 11. High-Frequency Low-Penetrance Alleles / Paul Pharoah -- 12. Host and Viral Genetics and Risk of Cervical Cancer / Janet S. Rader -- 13. Estrogen-Metabolizing Gene Polymorphisms, Genetic Susceptibility, and Pharmacogenomics / Johannes C. Huber, Eva-Katrin Tempfer-Bentz, Johannes Ott and Clemens B. Tempfer -- 14. The Future of Discoveries in Breast and Reproductive Cancers: The Genome and Epigenetics / Santiago Ropero and Manel Esteller.
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