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Managing hereditary cancer. Summary 

Managing hereditary cancer. Summary
Managing hereditary cancer. Summary

Patricia Webb

and Lorraine Robinson

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date: 12 July 2020

Section 7 discusses the difference that identifying a cancer predisposing gene can make to the management of patients with a diagnosis of hereditary cancer, highlighting the importance of identifying cancer patients who may benefit from genetic assessment and considering the benefits, disadvantages and challenges of this for patients and health professionals. Summary points, guided activities and further resources are provided for each chapter.

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