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Genetic Predisposition to Gynaecological Cancers, Management of Women with a (Scientific Impact Paper No. 48)

Published: 04/02/2015

This is the first version of this paper.

It has been well established that women with certain genetic mutations (e.g. BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations) have a predisposition towards some types of cancer. This paper considers the risks related to particular gene mutations, the changing role of genetic testing and the options for reducing or managing the risk of cancer.