The Latest on Lynch Syndrome

Briefly Noted:

AGA Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of Lynch Syndrome: JH Rubenstein et al. Gastroenterol 2015; 149: 777-82. Technical Review 783-813. Patient Guideline Summary 814-14.

MB Yurgelun et al. Gastroenterol 2015; 149: 604-13.  Multigene panel testing from 1260 individuals with clinical Lynch syndrome.  9% had Lynch syndrome mutations identified, 5.6% had other cancer predisposing genes (eg. BRCA1) identified, and 479 had variants of uncertain clinical significance.

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