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Who Should Consider Testing?

Learn about genes and cancer, signs of hereditary cancer, genetic counseling, types of genetic tests and what results mean for you and your family.

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Hereditary Cancer: Example of a Public Health Approach to Ensure Population Health Benefits of Genetic Medicine
Cragun D, Lewis C, Camperlengo L, Pal T, Healthcare, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2016. (Free full text)

Identification of germline genetic mutations in patients with pancreatic cancer.
Salo-Mullen EE, O'Reilly EM, Kelsen DP, et al, Cancer, Vol, 121, No. 24, pp. 4382-4388, December 15, 2015.

Genetic Testing in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma: Implications for Prevention and Treatment
Peters ML, Tseng JF, Miksad RA, Clinical Therapeutics, Vol. 38, No. 7, pp. 1622-1635, July, 2016.

Population Testing for Cancer Predisposing BRCA1/BRCA2 Mutations in the Ashkenazi-Jewish Community: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Manchanda R, Loggenberg K, Sanderson S, et al, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Vol. 107, No. 1, pp. 379, November, 30, 2014. (Free full text)

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