Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 August 2014

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780199672844

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Genetics for Health Professionals in Cancer Care

From Principles to Practice

Edited by Chris Jacobs, Lorraine Robinson, and Patricia Webb

  • Addresses the fundamental principles of cancer biology and basic genetics, enabling non-genetics healthcare staff to integrate genetics into practice
  • Provides the reader with knowledge and practical skills about family history of cancer, including how to taking an accurate family history, assessing cancer risk, and communicating risk information to the patient, family and other health professionals
  • Summary chapter at the ends of each section provide guided learning activities and suggested resources for further learning

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