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Cancer 

Chapter:
Cancer
Author(s):

Guy Bradley-Smith

, Sally Hope

, Helen v. Firth

, and Jane A. Hurst

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199545360.003.07
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date: 27 October 2020

Introduction 230

Breast cancer in women 232

BRCA1 and BRCA2238

Breast cancer in men 244

Cancer surveillance methods 246

Colorectal cancer (CRC) 250

Confirmation of diagnosis of cancer 254

Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) 256

Gastric cancer 260

Hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) 262

Lifestyle factors in cancer: smoking, alcohol, obesity, diet, and exercise ...

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