TITLE

Is genetic screening for the Lynch syndrome effective?

AUTHOR(S)
Misak, Aleksandra
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/7/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 12, p1557
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses research being done on the effectiveness of genetic screening for the Lynch syndrome. Reference to a study by H. Hampel et al, published in the 2005 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine"; Background of the research; Results; Practice implications.
ACCESSION #
17149957

 

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