Thorndike Press

A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance

  • Theodora Ross, M.D., PhD.
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  • ISBN-10: 1410491307
  • ISBN-13: 9781410491305
  • DDC: 616.99
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs ( .57 kgs)
  • 506 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released July 2016

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A collection of enlightening nonfiction titles that will appeal to today’s life-long learners. Titles will include a range of topics from how-to, financial advice, health issues, personal growth, and other high-interest topics focused on the lifestyle of today’s large print reader.



With a foreword by Siddhartha Mukherjee, prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies

Oncologist and cancer gene hunter Theo Ross delivers the first authoritative, go-to guide for people facing a genetic predisposition for cancer. This book empowers readers to face their genetic heritage without fear and make decisions that will keep them and their families healthy.


Customer Reviews

"Packed with information shared by a compassionate and empathetic voice, Ross’s tome is a thoughtful and measured tool for health advocacy that many will find useful."

— Publishers Weekly (starred)