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Descriptor in English: Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Descriptor in Spanish: Síndromes Neoplásicos Hereditarios
Descriptor in Portuguese: Síndromes Neoplásicas Hereditárias
Descriptor in French: Syndromes néoplasiques héréditaires
Entry term(s): Cancer Syndrome, Hereditary
Cancer Syndromes, Hereditary
Hereditary Cancer Syndrome
Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
Hereditary Neoplastic Syndrome
Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes
Neoplastic Syndrome, Hereditary
Syndrome, Hereditary Cancer
Syndrome, Hereditary Neoplastic
Syndromes, Hereditary Cancer
Syndromes, Hereditary Neoplastic
Tree number(s): C04.700
C16.320.700
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: coordinate with specific hereditary organ/neoplasm term or specific hereditary histological type
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 87
DeCS UI: 19258
Descriptor UI: D009386
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/06/23
Revision Date: 2018/06/29
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary - Preferred
Concept UI M0014613
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Entry term(s) Cancer Syndrome, Hereditary
Cancer Syndromes, Hereditary
Hereditary Cancer Syndrome
Hereditary Cancer Syndromes
Hereditary Neoplastic Syndrome
Hereditary Neoplastic Syndromes
Neoplastic Syndrome, Hereditary
Syndrome, Hereditary Cancer
Syndrome, Hereditary Neoplastic
Syndromes, Hereditary Cancer
Syndromes, Hereditary Neoplastic



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