Counseling about Cancer Strategies for Genetic Counseling

ISBN-10: 0470081503

ISBN-13: 9780470081501

Edition: 3rd 2012

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Description: Important scientific discoveries and ever-changing guidelines for how to identify and manage patients with hereditary cancer syndromes are constantly evolving. This Third Edition of Counseling About Cancer is completely updated and expanded to feature five entirely new chapters on breast cancer, colon cancer, other solid tumors, clients and families, and genetic test results and follow-up. This is the only reference and clinical book on the market for cancer genetics counselors and other healthcare providers who must quickly assimilate complex and ever-changing data on the hereditary risk for cancer.

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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Cancer Epidemiology
Cancer Statistics
Cancer Etiology
Case Examples
Further Reading
Cancer Detection and Treatment
The Diagnosis of Cancer
Tumor Classification
Cancer Treatment
Further Reading
Cancer Biology
The Malignant Cell
Carcinogenesis
Oncogenes
Tumor Suppressor Genes
Epigenetic Mechanisms
Further Reading
Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
Ataxia Telangiectasia
Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome (Also Canale-Smith Syndrome)
Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (Also Exomphalos Macroglossia Gigantism [EMG] Syndrome)
Birt-Hogg-Dub� Syndrome
Bloom Syndrome
Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome (Also Termed Bean Syndrome)
Breast-Ovarian Cancer Syndrome, Hereditary
Carney Complex, Types I and II (Includes NAME Syndrome and LAMB Syndrome)
Diamond-Blackfan Anemia
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (Also Attenuated FAP, Gardner's Syndrome, Turcot Syndrome, and Hereditary Desmoid Disease)
Fanconi Anemia
Gastric Cancer, Hereditary Diffuse
Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor, Familial (Also Multiple GI Autonomic Nerve Tumors)
Juvenile Polyposis (Includes Hereditary Mixed Polyposis)
Leiomyomatosis Renal Cell Cancer, Hereditary
Li-Fraumeni Syndrome
Lynch Syndrome (Also Termed HNPCC)
Melanoma, Cutaneous Malignant (Includes Familial Atypical Mole-Malignant Melanoma Syndrome, Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome, and Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, Type 1 (Also Wermer Syndrome)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia, Type 2 (Also Sipple Syndrome, Familial Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Syndrome)
MYH-Associated Polyposis
Neuroblastoma, Familial
Neurofibromatosis, Type 1 (Also von Recklinghausen Disease)
Neurofibromatosis, Type 2
Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome (Also Gorlin Syndrome, Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome)
Paraganglioma-Pheochromocytoma Syndrome, Hereditary (Including Carney-Stratakis Syndrome)
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome
PTEN Hamartoma Syndrome (PHS) (Also Cowden Syndrome; Includes Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba Syndrome and Proteus Syndrome)
Renal Cell Carcinoma, Hereditary Papillary
Retinoblastoma, Hereditary
Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome
Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC)
Von Hippel Lindau Syndrome
Werner Syndrome (Also Termed Progeria of the Adult)
Wilms Tumor, Familial (Includes Denys-Drash Syndrome, Frasier Syndrome, WAGR Syndrome)
Xeroderma Pigmentosum (Includes XP/CS Complex, XP Variant)
Further Reading
All About Breast Cancer
Overview of Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Management: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Breast Cancer Syndromes
Further Reading
All About Colorectal Cancer
Overview of Colorectal Cancer
CRC Management: Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment
CRC Syndromes
Further Reading
Collecting and Interpreting Cancer Histories
Collecting a Cancer History
Challenges to Collecting an Accurate History
Interpreting a Cancer History
Case Examples
Further Reading
Cancer Risk Communication
Genetic Counseling and Risk Perception
The Communication of Risk
Counseling Clients at various Risks
Case Examples
Further Reading
Genetic Testing and Counseling
The Logistics of Arranging Tests
Pretest Counseling
Results Disclosure and Follow-Up
Case Examples
Further Reading
Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Counseling
The Psychosocial Features of Clients
Making a Psychosocial Assessment
Providing Additional Emotional Support
Case Examples
Further Reading
Ethical Issues in Cancer Genetic Counseling
Bioethical Principles and Guidelines
Strategies for Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
Types of Ethical Dilemmas in Cancer Genetic Counseling
Issues of Justice
Further Reading
Specific Tumor Types and Associated Syndromes
Review of Basic Pedigree Symbols
Index
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