39. Cancer Genetics

  1. D. J. Balding2,
  2. M. Bishop3 and
  3. C. Cannings4
  1. M. D. Teare

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch39

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Teare, M. D. (2007) Cancer Genetics, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 3

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 4

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. Mathematical Modelling and Genetic Epidemiology, University of Sheffield Medical School, Sheffield, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619

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Keywords:

  • tumour suppressor gene;
  • gene carriers;
  • non-hereditary mutation rate;
  • proto-oncogenes;
  • loss of heterozygosity;
  • clonal outcrop;
  • dinucleotide specific rates

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Armitage–Doll Models of Carcinogenesis

  • Electronic Resources

  • References