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Genetics of colorectal, gastric and related gynaecological cancers 

Genetics of colorectal, gastric and related gynaecological cancers
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Genetics of colorectal, gastric and related gynaecological cancers
Author(s):

Gabriella Pichert

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199672844.003.0009
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date: 20 August 2019

This chapter focuses on the role and function of genes predisposing to upper and lower gastrointestinal and related gynaecologic cancers. It discusses the clinical manifestations of gastrointestinal cancer syndromes, the cancer risks associated with gastrointestinal cancer syndromes and the tumour pathology associated with these genes. Furthermore, it outlines the most efficient genetic testing strategies.

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