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Letter to the editor

Editor, Australian Prescriber has recently published two articles about DNA testing (Aust Prescr 1995;18:45-8 and 18:76-9). Another condition that can now be tested for is von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) syndrome.

The VHL Family Alliance provides information for families and physicians about the disorder. It can be contacted at the following address:

2/51 Musgrave Street YARRALUMLA ACT 2600 Telephone: (06) 285 1296 Fax: (06) 282 2037

Information is also available on the Internet by connecting to the VHLFA home page at URL then entering

http://kumchttp.mc.ukans.edu:80/instruction/medicine /genetics/vhl/vhlhomep.html

http://neurosurgery.mgh.harvard.edu:80/vhlfa.html

Jennifer Kingston
President VHL Family Alliance
Yarralumla, A.C.T.