Beyond BRCA: Lynch Syndrome

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Beyond BRCA: Lynch Syndrome

This article is part of a series built to highlight rare hereditary cancer syndromes. Here’s Georgia’s story of living with Lynch syndrome. Genetic Counseling Note: Lynch syndrome, also called Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer Syndrome (HNPCC), is an autosomal dominant condition that can be caused by a mutation in one of at least 5 different genes (MSH2,…

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Discussion: Your Need-to-know Guide About Colon Cancer

In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, we’ve spent March sharing resources, information, and personal stories on prevention and living through cancer. We’d like to end the month with our attention on Lynch Syndrome – a hereditary cancer syndrome that is still largely misunderstood among patients and in the medical community. Last weekend we held a Tweet Chat…

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