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Genetic Epidemiology of Cancer

Christopher Haiman and David Hunter

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Clarifying the complex etiologic role of environmental and genetic factors in carcinogenesis will be challenging but necessary to understand fully the causes of cancer and how it can be prevented. ... More


Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes

NORALANE M. LINDOR, CARL J. LINDOR, and MARK H. GREENE

in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.003.0028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The recent clinical availability of germ-line mutation testing for susceptibility genes related to the hereditary forms of common tumors such as breast, ovary, colorectum, and melanoma has served as ... More


Schizophrenia Genetics: Experimental and Theoretical Approaches

Kenneth F. Schaffner

in Behaving: What's Genetic, What's Not, and Why Should We Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195171402
eISBN:
9780190464103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171402.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

This chapter on schizophrenia genetics examines the experimental basis of searches for schizophrenia genes, new ways to think about them, and some preliminary results of the post-2005 genome-wide ... More


The Origins of Schizophrenia

Alan Brown and Paul Patterson (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151245
eISBN:
9780231521925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151245.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book synthesizes key findings on a devastating mental disorder that has been increasingly studied over the past decade: namely, schizophrenia. Advances in epidemiology, translational ... More


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