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Cancer genetics: the basics. Summary 

Cancer genetics: the basics. Summary
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Cancer genetics: the basics. Summary
Author(s):

Lorraine Robinson

and Patricia Webb

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199672844.003.0006
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date: 20 August 2019

Section 2 introduces the fundamentals of cancer genetics; the important foundations on which understanding and principles of practice are based. It is essential that the knowledge and tenets from this section underpin clinical practice in cancer care and interactions with individuals and their families about cancer family history and genetics. Summary points, guided activities and further resources are provided for each chapter.

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