Some articles on lynch syndrome:
... guidelines for the identification of individuals who should receive genetic testing for Lynch syndrome related tumors ... same time) or metachronous (at another time i.e.- a re-occurrence of) CRC or other Lynch syndrome-associated tumors, regardless of age CRC with high microsatellite instability histology diagnosed in a ... than the Amsterdam II Criteria in detecting individuals and families at risk of Lynch syndrome ...
... repair genes like PMS2 lead to autosomal dominant Lynch syndrome ... Only 2% of families that have Lynch syndrome have mutations in the PMS2 gene ... The age of patients when they first presented with PMS2-associated Lynch syndrome varies greatly, with a reported range of 23 to 77 years ...
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