News file for: Lynch syndrome

Scientists Identify Genetic Loci For Lynch Syndrome

Scientists Identify Genetic Loci For Lynch Syndrome

Scientists can now identify more accurately people at high risk for Lynch Syndrome, an inherited, familial condition that increases the risk of bowel and endometrial cancer.

Study: Lynch Syndrome Patients Carry Mutations That Increase Cancer Risk

Study: Lynch Syndrome Patients Carry Mutations That Increase Cancer Risk

Researchers have found that patients carrying genetic mutations that characterize Lynch syndrome face an increased risk of developing breast and pancreatic cancer.