Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal Guidelines
- Recommendation that tumors from newly diagnosed colorectal cancer patients be screened for Lynch syndrome (called “Universal Tumor Screening”).
- A new algorithm was created for Routine Tumor Testing Criteria for Lynch Syndrome
- Surveillance/Management recommendations were refined by gene for the various Lynch Syndrome genes.
- Management recommendations were refined for other inherited colorectal cancers, including Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome, Juvenile Polyposis Syndromes, and Colonic Adenomatous Polyposis of Unknown Etiology.
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