ICARE Social Media Post March 2023

Colorectal Cancer Risks: Lynch Syndrome

A study on colorectal cancer risks in Lynch Syndrome patients found that:
• Colorectal cancer risks were lower in MSH6 and PMS2 carriers
• Colonoscopy intervals for these individuals could be longer
• Incomplete polyp removal may be responsible for 1/3 of surveillance-detected colorectal cancers

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Reference: Lamba, et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2020;18 (12):2768-2774. PMID: 32240831.

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