MAP (MUTYH-associated polyposis)

My Gene Counsel Releases New Reports on 23andMe Findings

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My Gene Counsel Releases New Reports on 23andMe Findings

My Gene Counsel, a digital health company that provides personalized, easy-to-understand web-based genetic counseling, today announced that the company has expanded its database of genetic resources to include content for at-home genetic tests related to MUTYH-associated polyposis (MAP), familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), and Parkinson’s disease.

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Recessive Mutations in MSH3 Found to Cause Colon Cancer

A research team at the University of Bonn in Germany has published a new study regarding  a mismatch repair gene called MSH3.  This discovery is unique in that MSH3 is 1) inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern and 2) causes the development of multiple colon polyps, which is in contrast to most other known mismatch…

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Beyond BRCA: MUTYH-Associated Polyposis (MAP)

Last Updated:  January 8, 2019 This article is part of a series built to highlight rare hereditary cancer syndromes. Here’s one woman’s story of living with MUTYH-Associated polyposis (MAP). Genetic Counseling Note: MUTYH is a cancer predisposition gene that is associated with MAP. Unlike most hereditary cancer syndromes, MAP is inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern. …

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