Items Tagged ‘lynch syndrome’

April 25, 2018

Many Early Onset Colon Cancers are Caused by Genetic Mutations Passed Through Families

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CancerConnect News: One in every six colorectal cancer patients (16 percent) diagnosed under age 50 has at least one inherited genetic mutation that increases his or her cancer risk and many of these mutations could go undetected with the current screening approach, according to initial data from a statewide colorectal cancer screening study conducted at […]

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