In this section you will find concise information on the best-known cancer predisposition syndromes. We would like to give you a brief overview of the clinic, diagnostics, early detection and therapy options. You will also find the questionnaire “Cancer in childhood: Genetic counselling indicated?” under the following link. If at least one of these criteria is met, the family could benefit from genetic counselling.
To find out more about the individual cancer predisposition syndromes, please click on the respective syndrome names in the following overview. Please also note that we have made every effort to present all information correctly. However, we cannot completely rule out errors. These Internet pages should give you the opportunity to inform yourself quickly and efficiently. They do not replace consultation with experts or deeper study of literature.