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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

OA: Hereditary cancer syndromes in Latino populations: genetic characterization and surveillance guidelines



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  authors and on behalf of the Puerto Rico Clinical Cancer Genetics Consortia
  Published: 21 January 2017
 
  In this article, we provide a summary of the genetic basis for three of the leading cancers in Hispanics (breast, ovarian, and colorectal cancer), which have known hereditary contributions. We will discuss the clinical presentation of these cancers in Hispanics and how it differs from other populations. Furthermore, we will discuss the role of multigene testing in advancing genetic testing services in Latino populations.

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