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Cancer and genetics. How cancer sometimes runs in families

Cancer and genetics. How cancer sometimes runs in families (September 2018)

This booklet is for people who are worried that cancer might run in the family. It explains how genes work, the role of genes in the development of some cancers, how risk is inherited, and the role of genetic counselling and testing. It also includes information on preventing cancer and the role of genes in specific cancers (bowel, breast, ovarian). Includes details of useful organisations and other resources.

Author(s)
Macmillan Cancer Support
Place of publication
London
Date of publication
September 2018
Pages
98pp
Edition
6th edition
Price
Free.
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Format
Booklet
Language
English
Flesch readability score
64.7
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