Hereditary breast and ovarian cancer due to mutations in the brca1 and brca2 genes is the most common cause of hereditary forms of both breast and ovarian cancer. Here are the latest discoveries pertaining to these cancers.
Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Neoplasms are a type of inherited autosomal dominant colon cancer and is associated with mutations in mismatch repair genes. Discover the latest research on Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Neoplasms.
Li-Fraumeni syndrome in an inherited predisposition to a range of cancers due to a mutation in the tumor suppressor gene TP53. The diagnosis is made if cancer occurs at a young age and there is also a family history of sarcoma or cancer at a young age. Find the latest research on Li-Fraumeni syndrome here.
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia is a group of inherited autosomal dominant cancers that occur in multiple hormone producing grandular organs. Discover the latest research on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia here.
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form in the central nervous system. While these tumors are typically benign, they can become malignant. Other complications of neurofibromatosis include hearing loss, learning impairment, vision loss, etc. Here is the latest research.
Tuberous Sclerosis (TSC) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder caused by mutations in TSC1 or TSC2 tumor suppressor genes and characterized by the development of benign hamartomas in multiple organs. Here is the latest research.