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Hunt, Katherine S., Ray, Jessica A. and Jeter, Joanne M. (2014). Hereditary Risk for Cancer. In: Alberts, David and Hess, Lisa M. (eds.) Fundamentals of Cancer Prevention. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, p. 123–150. [Accessed: 2021-06-22].



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