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Across Culture and Health Systems: Asia (Hong Kong)

  • Judy Wai-chu HoEmail author
  • Samuel Mun-yin Ho
  • Annie Tsz-wai Chu
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Part of the M.D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series book series (MDA, volume 5)

Abstract

This chapter will discuss the approach given to patients and their families with hereditary colorectal cancer in Hong Kong. The workflow utilized by the Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Registry as well as social and cultural issues unique to Hong Kong will be presented. Genetic counseling, testing, support, and economics of these will also be presented.

Keywords

Hereditary colorectal cancer Chinese Registry Genetic testing Counseling Psychosocial support 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Judy Wai-chu Ho
    • 1
    Email author
  • Samuel Mun-yin Ho
  • Annie Tsz-wai Chu
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryQueen Mary HospitalHong KongChina

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