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Family Cancer Syndromes

... When the gene that stops working is a cancer susceptibility gene, cancer can
develop. Some cancer susceptibility genes function as tumor ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/heredity-and-cancer

Changes in genes

... a large enough effect on the function of a gene to cause a ... High-penetrance
mutations in cancer susceptibility genes can lead to many people in a ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/geneticsandcancer/genesandcancer/genes-and-cancer-gene-changes

Genes and Cancer

... a large enough effect on the function of a gene to cause a ... High-penetrance
mutations in cancer susceptibility genes can lead to many people in a ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002550-pdf.pdf

Biospecimen Publications

... HNF1B and JAZF1 genes, diabetes, and prostate cancer ... receptor gene variants
influence susceptibility to heavy ... Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/researchprogramsfunding/epidemiology-cancerpreventionstudies/publications/biospecimen-publications

Colon Cancer: Research Highlights

... first gene in late 1993. The same groups also were involved in subsequent
discoveries of other genes that influence susceptibility to colon cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/myacs/newengland/how-acs-is-fighting-colon-cancer

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... Researchers suspect that individuals with alterations in these genes might
have an increased susceptibility to develop lung cancer. ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=132

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... study indicates that differences in these genes should be further investigated
to better understand individuals' susceptibility to this type of cancer. ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=142

Cancer Glossary

... color, and height, as well as susceptibility to certain ... The new genes could be
delivered into the cells ... them more likely to develop cancer or another ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=g

Genetic Testing for Cancer: What You Need to Know

... Genes and Cancer ... services related to cancer genetics (cancer risk assessment,
genetic counseling, genetic susceptibility testing, and ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002548-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... cancer susceptibility genes Search. genes (the basic unit of heredity ... the risk
of a person developing cancer. ... all cancers are caused by these genes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=c