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Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes (Cancer Syndrome, Hereditary) Summary

Description: The condition of a pattern of malignancies within a family, but not every individual's necessarily having the same neoplasm. Characteristically the tumor tends to occur at an earlier than average age, individuals may have more than one primary tumor, the tumors may be multicentric, usually more than 25 percent of the individuals in direct lineal descent from the proband are affected, and the cancer predisposition in these families behaves as an autosomal dominant trait with about 60 percent penetrance.

Also Known As: Cancer Syndrome, Hereditary; Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary; Hereditary Cancer Syndromes; Hereditary Cancer Syndrome; Hereditary Neoplastic Syndrome Show All >>

Networked: 52 relevant articles (0 outcomes, 5 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  2. Prostaglandins D (PGD) : 1 study in 5 results : IBA
  3. Oxygen : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  4. Succinate Dehydrogenase (Fumarate Reductase) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  5. Fats : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 7 results : IBA
  7. hereditary Leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer : 4 results : IBA
  8. Fumarate Hydratase (Fumarase) : 2 results : IBA
  9. Enzymes : 2 results : IBA
  10. Pancreatic islet cell tumors : 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  2. Ovarian Neoplasms (Ovarian Cancer)
  3. Pheochromocytoma
  4. von Hippel-Lindau Disease (von Hippel Lindau Disease)
  5. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2a (MEN 2)
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Key Therapies for Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 results
  2. Chemoprevention : 1 result
  3. Thyroidectomy : 1 result
  4. Ovariectomy (Oophorectomy) : 1 result

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