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American Academy of Family Physicians recommends these Core Educational Guidelines for Family Practice Residents.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology provides a Cancer Genetics Curriculum, developed by the Task Force on Cancer Genetics Education.

CANCERLIT Topic Search on cancer genetics provides prepared literature searches generated monthly by CancerNet.

Clinical Genetics: A Self Study for Health Care Providers is an online textbook developed by the University of Iowa Virtual Hospital.

A New Gene Map of the Human Genome, from the International RH Mapping Consortium, provides a revised map of our genome.

GeneLetter is an online newsletter keep readers in touch with how genetic information affects their daily lives.

Genes and Disease, developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, has a comprehensive section on cancer genetics.

Genetics and Your Practice is a curriculum developed by the Genetic Services Section of the Washington State Department of Health, the March of Dimes, and the Institute for Child Health Policy at the University of Florida. The March of Dimes also has a set of presentation outlines.

Glossary of Genetic Terms is an online reference tool that contains both audio and graphics, developed by the National Human Genome Research Institute.

Hereditary Breast, Ovarian, and Colon Cancer Monographs of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, No. 17 is from the proceedings of a National Cancer Institute workshop held in 1994.

Human Genome Education Model Project II (HuGEM II) is a joint project of Georgetown University Child Development Center and The Alliance of Genetic Support Groups.

NCI Office of Legislation and Congressional Activities provides updates on legal events related to cancer research.

See existing laws on genetic privacy.

Read the following NCI Cancer Genetics PDQs:

Promoting Safe and Effective Genetic Testing in the United States is the final report of the Task Force on Genetic Testing.

View fact sheets on research techniques developed by the Office of Science Education and Outreach at the National Human Genome Research Institute.

Statement on Use of DNA Testing for Presymptomatic Identification of Cancer Risk was released by the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

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