Cancer Genetics

Our understanding of the genetic basis of some cancer has developed rapidly in the last decade.

It is now possible to identify a small number of inherited cancers and to effectively screen for them in family members.

This link gives up to date information on genetic testing and risk management of some inherited cancer syndromes. eviQ:

Risk Management for Individuals at Moderately Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Risk Management for Lynch Syndrome

Genetic Testing for Heritable Mutations in the APC Gene

Risk Management for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Cancer Genetics – Gastric Cancer Referral Guidelines