Items Tagged ‘molecular biomarkers’

September 5, 2013

Molecular Biomarkers to Inform Adjuvant Therapy for Lynch Syndrome

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

The most common hereditary colon cancer disorder, Lynch syndrome, increases the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) and are usually caused by germline mutations in 1 of 4 mismatch repair (MMR) genes: MLH1, MSH2, MSH6 and PMS2. Identifying people who are at risk is important for their care, as well as the care of members of […]

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