Diagnostic and Risk Assessment Analysis (GENC5005)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit builds on the genetics science and clinical applications developed in GENC5001 and GENC 5002 by developing an understanding of the biological and molecular basis of cancer syndromes as an example of complex genetic conditions. Practical training in tools used for risk assessment and probability of outcomes that are important in cancer genetic counselling is provided.

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Classes

6 x 1.5h lecture integrated with 3 x 1.5h PBL - SMS-Northern, Kolling Institute, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards

Assessment

Pedigree, risk analysis for cancer case study (100%)

Textbooks

Read A, Donnai D. (2011) New Clinical Genetics. 2nd Edition Scion Publishing Schneider KA (2012) Counselling about cancer. 3rd edition. Wiley Blackwell

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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