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TweetChat: Lynch Syndrome And Other Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes

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TweetChat: Lynch Syndrome And Other Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes

To conclude Lynch Syndrome and Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we held a tweetchat, #GenCSM, with our phenomenal co-hosts Georgia Hurst and Amy Byer Shainman and special guest Heather Hampel, MS, LGC. Hampel is a genetic counselor at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her research interests include screening all colorectal and endometrial cancer patients for Lynch…

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Beyond BRCA: MYH

This article is part of a series built to highlight rare hereditary cancer syndromes. Here’s one woman’s story of living with MYH. Genetic Counseling Note: MYH is an hereditary cancer predisposition gene that, unlike most hereditary cancer syndromes, is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern.  This means that in order to have the full syndrome, called…

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