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The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers

Piri Welcsh

The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers

by Piri Welcsh

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Published by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine,
  • Oncology,
  • Human genetics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Piri Welcsh
    SeriesCancer Genetics
    ContributionsSpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25536003M
    ISBN 109781441904768, 9781441904775

    Reproductive cancers are cancers that occur in the reproductive organs. These are cancers in the breast, cervix, uterus, vulva, endometrium or ovaries. Reproductive cancers can also be found in the prostate, testicles and penis. What is breast cancer? Breast cancer is the most common reproductive cancer in Aotearoa New Zealand. Breast cancer is. The last 20 years have seen a remarkable increase in knowledge of the etiology of colorectal cancer. At least three aspects are much clearer. First, known environmental agents and behaviors have been identified that increase risk (for example, diets high in meat, obesity, and smoking) or decrease risk (for example, diets high in plant foods, aspirin, and physical activity) of colorectal cancer.

    Burden of Disease. In women, breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy and the leading cause of cancer death in both developed and developing countries [].Variation in incidence rates worldwide is thought to be due to differences in reproductive patterns and other hormonal factors as well as early detection [2, 3].In the U.S., breast cancer mortality rates have been steadily. The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers Piri Welcsh This volume will explore the latest findings in research into the genetics of breast and reproductive cancers, covering the epidemiological aspects of these cancers, their etiology, the effect of environment on genes and cancer etiology, and how research in this area can lead.

      When actress Angelina Jolie revealed that she was a carrier of a genetic mutation that increases her risk of developing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, many women started discussing their own hereditary cancer risk. But are all breast cancers genetic? “About 5 to 10% of breast cancers are hereditary, so the majority of diagnoses occur by chance,” said Cathy Sullivan, a certified genetic.   Genetic polymorphisms play an important role and contribute to explain the individual variation in cancer risk. Many studies have been carried out to compare the prevalence of different gene polymorphic forms in patients with cancer to the same gene polymorphism of .


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The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers by Piri Welcsh Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers is divided into three parts: Recognition of Hereditary Breast and Reproductive Cancer Syndromes, Genetic etiology of breast and reproductive cancers, and Genes and the environment. In the first section, we discuss how genetic counselors and clinicians acknowledge hereditary breast and Manufacturer: Springer.

Despite these discoveries, most of the familial risk of breast cancer remains unexplained. The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers is divided into three parts: Recognition of Hereditary Breast and Reproductive Cancer Syndromes, Genetic etiology of breast and reproductive cancers, and Genes and the environment.

This volume will explore the latest findings in research into the genetics of breast and reproductive cancers, covering the epidemiological aspects of these cancers, their etiology, the effect of environment on genes and cancer etiology, and how research in this area can lead to development of preventative measures and treatments.

Get this from a library. The role of genetics in breast and reproductive cancers. [Piri Welcsh;] -- Of all factors contributing to breast cancer, family history of disease is the most powerful. Currently, our understanding of genetic predisposition to breast cancer includes three classes of genes.

Genetics, Oncology Nov 07 This volume will explore the latest findings in research into the genetics of breast and reproductive cancers, covering the epidemiological aspects of these cancers, their etiology, the effect of environment on genes and cancer etiology, and how research in this area can lead to development of preventative.

This volume explores the latest research findings in the genetics of breast and reproductive cancers, covering their epidemiology and etiology, the effect of environment on genes and cancer etiology, and the potential for development of preventative measures.

Of all factors contributing to breast cancer, family history of disease is the most powerful. Currently, our understanding of Book Edition:   The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers.

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This volume will explore the latest findings in research into the genetics of breast and reproductive cancers, covering the epidemiological aspects of these cancers, their etiology, the effect of environment on genes and cancer etiology, and how research in this area can lead to development of preventative measures and treatments.

Genetic Changes and Cancer. Cancer is a genetic disease—that is, cancer is caused by certain changes to genes that control the way our cells function, especially how they grow and divide. Genes carry the instructions to make proteins, which do much of the work in our n gene changes can cause cells to evade normal growth controls and become cancer.

The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers: Cancer Genetics: : Piri Welcsh: Libros en idiomas extranjerosFormat: Tapa blanda. The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers. Cancer Genetics. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Springer New York. The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers. Part of the Cancer Genetics book series (CANGENETICS) Abstract. It is well known that cancer is a polygenetic disease, in which the expression and function of genes involved in multiple pathways regulating the cell cycle, apoptosis, cellular adhesion, and hormonal responses are.

Welcsh (ed.), The Role of Genetics in Breast and Reproductive Cancers, Cancer Genetics, DOI /_1, Ó Springer Science þ Business Media, LLC A significant association with the risk of breast cancer/breast and ovarian cancer was found for carriers of FANCA mutations (odds ratio (OR) = 95% confidence interval (CI) –, p = ).

Two patients with early-onset cancer showed a pathogenic FA variant in addition to another germline mutation, suggesting a modifier role for FA. common variants associated with low-penetrance breast cancer predisposition.

Despite these discoveries, most of the familial risk of breast cancer remains unexplained. The book is divided into three parts. In Part I, we discuss how hereditary breast and reproductive cancer syndromes are acknowledged in the setting of the cancer genetics clinic. Clinical Management.

Breast cancer screening strategies, including breast magnetic resonance imaging and mammography, are commonly performed in carriers of BRCA pathogenic variants and in individuals at increased risk of breast cancer.

Initiation of screening is generally recommended at earlier ages and at more frequent intervals in individuals with an increased risk due to genetics and family. Beyond breast and ovarian cancers, mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes increase risks for pancreatic and prostate cancers and contribute to the prevalence of these cancers.

Mutations in a number of other genes have also been shown to increase the risk for these cancers as well. Genetic testing is playing an increasingly important role in the treatment of patients with. Awadelkarim, KD, et al. BRCA1 and BRCA2 status in a central Sudanese series of breast cancer patients: interactions with genetic, ethnic and reproductive factors.

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment ; – Women with a family history of breast cancer make up about 15% of all women with the disease. Having a close relative (mother, sister, or daughter) with breast cancer doubles your risk compared to.

Kidney cancer. Data on the environmental aetiology of kidney cancer are not available, and much more research is needed. The fact that renal cell carcinoma, the most common type of kidney cancer, can be induced by exposure to oestrogens [] in animal model suggests the involvement of oestrogen receptors in the aetiology of kidney cancer and of a possible role of xenoestrogens.

Reproductive cancers are cancer that is in the organs related to reproduction. The most common reproductive cancers in women are: Cervical cancer: Cancer of the cervix, the lower end of the uterus that extends to the vagina.; Ovarian cancer: Cancer in the ovaries, the two organs that make female hormones and produce a woman’s eggs.American Society of Human Genetics.

Statement on genetic testing for breast and ovarian cancer predisposition. Am J Genet ;i-iv. American College of Medical Genetics/American Society of Human Genetics Working Group. Statement on use of Apolipoprotein E testing for Alzheimer disease. JAMA ;The role of genetics is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of healthcare and particularly in the field of cancer care.

Genetics for Health Professionals in Cancer Care: From Principles to Practice equips health professionals with the knowledge and skills required for all aspects of managing cancer family history.

This includes taking an accurate cancer family history and drawing a.