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Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
http://www.infobiogen.fr/services/chromcancer
 - A cooperative process of reviewing and updating on somatic genetics, clinical entities in cancer, and on cancer-prone diseases; it is made for and by: cytogeneticists, molecular biologists, and geneticists in general, clinicians in oncology and in haematology, and pathologists.   In both English and French
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics
http://www-dceg.ims.nci.nih.gov/
 - The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG) is the primary focus within the National Cancer Institute for population-based research on environmental and genetic determinants of cancer. Intramural and collaborative interdisciplinary studies are conducted on the distribution, causes, and natural history of cancer, and the means for its prevention. Research areas of special interest include genetic predisposition, lifestyle factors, environmental contaminants, occupational exposures, medications, radiation and infectious agents, as well as statistics and methods development
Emerging Microarray Technologies. From Genomics to Proteomics
http://www.cancerlynx.com/proteomics.html
 - Protein microarrays technologies have the potential to provide the fast growing proteomics market with invaluable information for cancer early diagnostics, disease biomarkers, drug discovery and validation, therapeutic development, and preclinical/clinical trials.
Foundation for Genetic Medicine, Inc.
http://www.geneticmedicine.org/
 -To help create and strengthen a supportive environment for the development of genetic medicine to improve human health.
New Generation of Institute of Cytology and Genetics
http://www.bionet.nsc.ru/
 - The Siberian Division of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
http://www.lbl.gov/Education/ELSI/screening-main.html - Breast Cancer and Genetic Screening
 - One of the hottest (and most controversial) areas of cancer research today involves screening people for cancer before symptoms develop. One way this may be possible is through genetic testing, that is, looking for specific cancer-related genes in a person's cells.
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
http://www.nhgri.nih.gov/
 - The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) was originally established in 1989 as The National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR)
The National Society Of Genetic Counselors
http://www.nsgc.org/
 - The leading voice, authority and advocate for the genetic counseling profession NSGC will promote the genetic counseling profession as a recognized and integral part of health care delivery, education, research and public policy
University of Kansas Medical Center Welcome to the Genetics Education Center
http://www.kumc.edu/gec/
 - For those in human genetics and the human genome project. Maintained by Medical Genetics, University of Kansas Medical Center
Waldman Group Home Page Program in Cancer Genetics, UCSF Cancer Center
http://cc.ucsf.edu/people/waldman/
 - Synopsis of a genetics lab.

Cancer Risk Assessment
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American Institute for Cancer Research - Online
http://www.aicr.org
 - The American Institute for Cancer Research is the nation's leading charity in the field of diet, nutrition and cancer prevention. The cancer prevention information you'll find here can help you begin now to reduce cancer risk for you and your family.
Breast cancer and environmental risk factors in New York State
http://cfe.cornell.edu/bcerf
 - Our web site is a resource that provides science-based information on the relationships between breast cancer and environmental risk factors, including pesticides and dietary factors.
Detailed Breast Cancer Risk Calculator
http://www.halls.md/breast/risk.htm
 - by Steven B. Halls, MD - Detailed calculation of your chance of breast cancer based on personal risk factors.
Cancer Risk Assessment Program from Cancer Supportive Care
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/risk.html
 - by Patricia T. Kelly, Ph.D. Even though most cancers are not hereditary, in considering how cancers arise, we need to consider the genes...
The Cancer Risk Program at the University of California at San Francisco
http://www.cancerlynx.com/cancer_risk.html
 - Are you at risk for hereditary cancer?
cancerTrials: Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool
http://cancertrials.nci.nih.gov/forms/CtRiskDisk.html
 - Breast Cancer Risk Assessment Tool online from the NCI
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
http://www.facingourrisk.org/
 - a nonprofit organization for women who are at high risk of getting these cancers due to their family history and genetic status, and for members of families in which a BRCA mutation may be present
Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention
http://www.yourcancerrisk.harvard.edu
 - The Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention developed this interactive web site to estimate your risk of cancer and offer personalized tips for better health.
Hereditary Susceptibility to Cancer
http://www.cancerlynx.com/hereditary.html
 - by John L. Ziegler, M.D., M.Sc. Individuals at hereditary risk often develop more agressive tumors at an earlier age than the general population.
International Society for Preventive Oncology
http://www.cancerprev.org/ISPO/
 - ISPO is the forum of an international membership committed to the study of interactive etiologic factors in cancer development and their impact on prevention, detection, and management of neoplastic diseases
On-Line Cancer Risk Assessment
http://www.mdanderson.org/prevention/risk.htm
 - MDACC - Cancer Prevention Center - Cancer Risk Assessment
Patricia T. Kelly's Cancer Risk Assessment Services
http://www.ptkelly.com/
 - Patricia T. Kelly, Ph.D., Medical Geneticist, offers cancer risk assessment services for individuals with questions about cancer risk and individuals with cancer. Dr. Kelly also offers training programs and consultations for health professionals.
U-M CCC - CCC Clinics - Breast & Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Clinic
http://www.cancer.med.umich.edu/clinic/briskclinic.htm
 - The Breast and Ovarian Cancer Risk Evaluation Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center provides individuals with an accurate assessment of their personal risk for developing breast and other related cancers and offers a plan for follow-up and preventive care.
What You Hear? And What It Really Means?
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/hear.html
 - by Patricia T. Kelly, Ph.D.

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