Lynch syndrome

What is Lynch syndrome?

Type I, familial colorectal cancer, generally occurring at an early age; type II, familial colorectal cancer occurring at an early age in conjunction with female genital cancer or cancers at other sites proximal to the bowel.

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i am 50 yrs old female diagnosed with lynch syndrome .,most of the girls in the family have brca2 ,i have had bladder cancer since 36yrs old & then...

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It seems that you have had surgery for uterus i.e. hysterectomy is done but you have the ovaries still present
now basically if you are told...

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My sister, age 48, is a black female with a history of polyps throughout her GI tract. 3 removed from her colon, 1 from the duodenum and through a...

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Hi there...

First thing is she may have familial tendency to be having polyps.

She should get biopsy of her polyps to see the nature of polyps, if...

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I am a 45 y/o female and I have a h/o Lynch Syndrome and have already had uterine and colon cancer. I have had atypical urothelial cells in my...

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As you know, you are at high risk of urothelial malignancy also (renal pelvis, ureter, and bladder). I understand that you are in the right...

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