A recent article was published by Kimberly Banks et al, in Familial Cancer (see Familial Cancer 2013;12:1-18) that listed the top 10 rare tumours that warrant a genetics referral.  5 to 10% of more common cancers (such as breast or bowel cancers)  are due to inherited mutations in key genes. By contrast, in certain rare tumours, an inherited cause is significantly more likely .  Patients with these rare tumours...
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