Articles by Author: J P Apffelstaedt

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  1. The role of molecular genetic testing in modern breast heath management

    The role of molecular genetic testing in modern breast heath management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Defects in the BRCA tumor suppressor genes contribute significantly to the development of breast cancer in South Africa. Additive genetic effects and lifestyle risk factors underlie variable expression patterns in affected families, while also increasing breast cancer risk in the...
  2. Young breast cancer patients in the developing world: incidence, choice of surgical treatment and genetic factors

    Young breast cancer patients in the developing world: incidence, choice of surgical treatment and genetic factors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Carcinoma of the breast is the most common cause of cancer in women in Western society. Although breast cancer occurs predominantly in older premenopausal and postmenopausal women, it also occurs in young women. Literature defines breast cancer in a young...
  3. Young breast cancer patients in the developing world: incidence, choice of surgical treatment and genetic factors

    Young breast cancer patients in the developing world: incidence, choice of surgical treatment and genetic factors

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Gynaecological Oncology
    Carcinoma of the breast is the most common cause of cancer in women in Western society. Although breast cancer occurs predominantly in older premenopausal and postmenopausal women, it also occurs in young women. Literature defines breast cancer in a young...