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: FAP

This article is part of a series created to highlight rare hereditary cancer syndromes. Here’s Kevin’s story of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP).  Genetic Counseling Note: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) is an hereditary cancer syndrome that results in the development of multiple polyps in the GI tract.  FAP is often caused by a mutation in the APC…

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