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Title:
A cancer in the family : take control of your genetic inheritance
Author:
Ross, Theodora, author.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2016]

©2016
Physical Description:
xv, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross shares the story of discovering her own cancer gene mutation and unraveling her family's unclear history, showing readers along the way what to do if they have a genetic predisposition for cancer or suspect one runs in their family"--
Language:
English
Contents:
Knowledge that can save your life -- The double helix : biology isn't destiny -- Taking a family history : dealing with silence, dealing with drama -- Is your doctor truthy? Are you? -- Genetic counseling, genetic testing, and family conversations -- How to manage your cancer risk when information is limited -- Targeted treatments for cancer : realities, myths, possibilities -- Science is a group project : data points and you.
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ISBN:
9781101982839
Format :
Book

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