Study revises colorectal cancer risk down and other cancer risks up for women with Lynch Syndrome
(University of Colorado Denver) "This new information helps patient care in two important ways. First, it helps us counsel women with Lynch Syndrome who have had endometrial cancer about the magnitude of their future cancer risk. Second, it helps fill in the picture of the spectrum of cancers that are associated with Lynch Syndrome," says co-author. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 26, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Clinical Screening Program Developed For No.1 Genetic Cause Of Colon Cancer
Cleveland Clinic researchers have found that colorectal cancer outcomes could be improved with regular genetic screening for Lynch syndrome, the most common hereditary, adult-onset cause of colorectal cancer, as published in the online version of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Lynch syndrome is the most common genetic cause of colon cancer in adults... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 18, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Colorectal Cancer Source Type: news

Cleveland Clinic develops clinical screening program for no.1 genetic cause of colon cancer
(Cleveland Clinic) Cleveland Clinic develops clinical screening program for no.1 genetic cause of colon cancer. Eight-year study addresses Lynch syndrome. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Lynch & Inherited Polyposis Syndromes
Lynch syndrome and inherited polyposis syndromes are caused by genetic mutations that run in families and can increase your lifetime chance of getting colorectal cancer to 80% or higher. 10/09/2012 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - October 9, 2012 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news