Clinical Factors Associated With Gastric Cancer in Individuals with Lynch Syndrome

Lynch syndrome is the most common inherited cause of gastrointestinal cancer and increases risk for a variety of malignancies, including gastric cancer. We aimed to identify clinical factors associated with gastric cancer in carriers of germline variants causing Lynch syndrome.
Source: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research

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ConclusionsThis case highlights the importance of genetic testing with rare malignancies because the full scope of phenotypic sequelae for known hereditary syndromes has not been mapped.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: In this retrospective study, 0.5% (6/1179) of lung cancer patients were found to harbor a germline mutation on MSH2, MSH6 or PMS2. However, two of these patients displayed intact MMR protein expression, MSS and TMB-L. Combined with the baseline characteristics of 6 patients, it seems that lung cancers may not be related to Lynch syndrome. Relationships between the development of lung cancers and Lynch syndrome still requires further large–scale investigations. Nonetheless paired tumor–normal next-generation sequencing can identify germline mutations including that related with Lynch syndrome in canc...
Source: Frontiers in Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionDiagnosis of LS was mainly depended on the following: the cancer histories of his relatives, multi ‐primary cancers of lung and stomach in his own body, MLH1 and MSH2 gene mutations detected in the cancer tissues. The clinical significance of this new MLH1 c.1896+5G>A germline mutation detected in the LS ‐associated double primary cancer patient needed further study.
Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: CLINICAL REPORT Source Type: research
Abstract The proband was a 62-year-old man with ureter cancer. He had a history of metachronous colorectal and gastric cancer. Immunohistochemical staining showed the absence of both MSH2 and MSH6 proteins in the ureter cancer and other available cancer tissue specimens. Genetic testing was conducted to identify the causative genes of hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes including mismatch repair genes. We detected a germline variant, c.2635-3delC, within the splice acceptor site of exon 16, in the MSH2 gene. To investigate whether this variant affected splicing of the gene, RNA sequencing was performed us...
Source: Clinical Colorectal Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Jpn J Clin Oncol Source Type: research
Authors: Duraturo F, Liccardo R, De Rosa M, Izzo P Abstract Lynch syndrome (LS) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder associated with germline mutations in DNA mismatch repair (MMR) genes. The carriers of pathogenic mutations in these genes have an increased risk of developing a colorectal cancer and/or LS-associated cancer. The LS-associated cancer types include carcinomas of the endometrium, small intestine, stomach, pancreas and biliary tract, ovary, brain, upper urinary tract and skin. The criteria for the clinical diagnosis of LS and the procedures of the genetic testing for identification of pathogenetic ...
Source: Oncology Letters - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncol Lett Source Type: research
Introduction: Lynch syndrome or hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer (HNPCC) is inherited disorder in DNA mismatch repair genes which lead to microsatellite instability and increased risk of developing such cancers as colorectal, gastric, endometrial and others in relatively young adults under 50 years of age. Since genes who account for this syndrome have been identified and are transferred to next generations, many countries have launched a screening programme for selected patient groups to carry out prevention strategies.
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Basic Science 5 – Oncology Source Type: research
Abstract Colorectal cancer found to be the most commonly occurring cancer worldwide which can be prevented by screening and its curable if diagnosed early. Lynch syndrome/HNPCC being an autosomal genetic disease and propensity in forming colorectal cancer is inherited wherein genomic instabilities and epigenetic changes are being the characteristic forms in hereditary cancers. It is very important to determine the polymorphism in several DNA repairing genes such as ATM, RAD51, XRCC2, XRCC3 and XRCC9 to study the risk exploring both the prognosis and the developing of colorectal cancer. The role of ATM gene has bee...
Source: Acta Bio-Medica : Atenei Parmensis - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Acta Biomed Source Type: research
Abstract Lynch syndrome (LS), an autosomal dominantly inherited disease previously known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), leads to a high risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) as well as malignancy at certain sites including endometrium, ovary, stomach, and small bowel (Hampel et al., 2008; Lynch et al., 2009). Clinically, LS is considered the most common hereditary CRC-predisposing syndrome, accounting for about 3% of all CRC cases (Popat et al., 2005). LS is associated with mutations of DNA mismatch repair (MMR) genes such as MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2, and EPCAM (Ligtenberg et al., 2009; Lynch et al...
Source: J Zhejiang Univ Sci ... - Category: Science Authors: Tags: J Zhejiang Univ Sci B Source Type: research
AbstractLynch syndrome (LS) is an autosomal-dominant inherited disorder characterized by a predisposition to colorectal cancer and extracolonic cancers (particularly endometrium, ovary, stomach, small bowel, hepatobiliary tract, pancreas, urothelial tract, brain, and skin). Muir –Torre syndrome (MTS) is considered a phenotypical variant of LS, where patients develop sebaceous neoplasms and keratoacanthomas. Currently, only few studies and case reports suggest an association between LS and other skin cancers, such as Bowens’ disease, melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). In this case-report we describe the...
Source: Familial Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Conclusion: Lynch syndrome confers an increased risk for multiple cancers other than colorectal and endometrial cancer. The proportions of other cancers vary between different MMR genes, with highest frequency in MSH2-carriers. Gender and age also affect the tumour spectrum, demonstrating the importance of additional environmental and constitutional parameters in determining the predisposition for different cancer types. PMID: 30386444 [PubMed]
Source: Clinical Colorectal Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Hered Cancer Clin Pract Source Type: research
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