Will genetics revolutionize medicine?

Holtzman, Neil A. and Marteau, Theresa M. (2000) Will genetics revolutionize medicine?. New England Journal of Medicine, 343 2: 141-144. doi:10.1056/NEJM200007133430213


Author Holtzman, Neil A.
Marteau, Theresa M.
Title Will genetics revolutionize medicine?
Journal name New England Journal of Medicine   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1533-4406
0028-4793
Publication date 2000-01-01
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1056/NEJM200007133430213
Volume 343
Issue 2
Start page 141
End page 144
Total pages 4
Place of publication Boston, MA USA
Publisher Massachusetts Medical Society
Language eng
Subject 1103 Clinical Sciences
Abstract The lifetime risk of breast cancer is 12.6 percent for women, the lifetime risk of prostate cancer is 15.9 percent for men, and the lifetime risk of colon cancer is 5.6 percent for men and women combined.22 The prevalence of asthma at all ages is 5.5 percent; at the age of 45 to 64 years, the prevalence of ischemic heart disease is 5.2 percent and that of diabetes is 5.8 percent.23 The lifetime risk of a major depressive episode is 17.1 percent, and the lifetime risk of nonaffective psychosis is 0.7 percent...
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
Collection: School of Public Health Publications
 
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