Diagnosis and management of hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes: Lynch syndrome as a model

Lynch, Henry T.; Lynch, Jane F.; Attard, Thomas A.
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 5, p273
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the article "Diagnosis and Management of Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes: Lynch Syndrome As a Model," by Henry T. Lynch, Jane F. Lynch and Thomas A. Attard, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on August 3, 2009. It cites a number of hereditary syndromes which may predispose patients to colorectal cancer, including Lynch syndrome. It also highlights the vital role played by the primary care physician in the management of hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes.


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