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Clinical Genetics Branch Tools & Resources

Biomarker Tools

The Biomarker Tools set was developed by investigators in the Clinical Epidemiology Unit and the Biostatistics Branch to estimate risk stratification from early biomarker data and provide strategies to advance biomarkers or other risk measures to clinical or public health applications.

Familial Cancer Syndromes Summary

Clinical Genetics Branch experts collaborated with Mayo Clinic colleague Dr. Noralane Lindor, to produce the second edition of The Concise Handbook of Familial Cancer Susceptibility Syndromes, published as a Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monograph.

Useful Links

Cancer Genetics Overview (PDQ)

Elements of Cancer Genetics Risk Assessment and Counseling (PDQ)

Genetics of Breast and Ovarian Cancer (PDQ)

Testicular Cancer (PDQ)

NCI Fact Sheet: Understanding Gene Testing

NCI Glossary of Genetic Terms

NCI Cancer Genetic Services Directory