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Hereditary Thyroid Cancer: Part 2

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Hereditary Thyroid Cancer: Part 2

Last Updated: January 8, 2019 In Part 1 of this series on hereditary thyroid cancer, we discussed red flags that increase the likelihood of a hereditary predisposition to thyroid cancer.  In this post, we outline four hereditary cancer syndromes that increase the risk to develop thyroid cancer and their features. Hereditary Cancer Syndromes that Involve…

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Beyond BRCA: Gardner's Syndrome (FAP)

This is the second in a series of articles built to highlight rare hereditary cancer syndromes. This is Elizabeth’s story of living with FAP, also known as Gardner’s Syndrome. Genetic Counseling Note: There are several hereditary cancer syndromes that can cause affected individuals to develop multiple polyps in their gastrointestinal (GI) tracts. One of these…

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