Tag: NTHL1

ICARE Newsletter Fall 2023

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines Updates

Check out the full NCCN guidelines by creating a FREE account at www.nccn.org Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Breast, Ovarian, and Pancreatic CancerReleased August 28th, 2023 (V1.2024) › Transgender, Non-Binary, and Gender Diverse Individuals: NEW section on care (Page 63-66, TNBGD-1 to 4)› Li-Fraumeni Syndrome: Significant updates to content (risks and care) (Pages 57-60, LIFR-A): Table added …

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ICARE Social Media Post March 2020

Colon Cancer and Polyp Risks

New colon cancer and polyposis genes recently identified include NTHL1, POLE, POLD1, MSH3, and RNF43. Previous studies suggest these genes raise the risk for colon cancer and polyposis; however, recent data suggest that environmental factors may also play an important role in risk. Ultimately, these genes account for a very small fraction of polyposis cases. …

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ICARE Newsletter Summer 2018

NTHL1: A New Gene for Inherited Colorectal Cancers

In a study of 51 individuals with multiple colon polyps drawn from 48 families, genetic testing through whole-exome sequencing identified 7 individuals (from 3 unrelated families) to have a mutation in both copies of their NTHL1 gene, and pedigree structure was consistent with autosomal recessive inheritance.1 All these individuals had colorectal cancer and a large …

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ICARE Newsletter Summer 2018

Updates to NCCN Genetic/Familial High-Risk Assessment: Colorectal Guidelines

For Individuals with Lynch Syndrome: Surveillance for gastric and small bowel cancer now indicates there is no clear data to support this, but surveillance can be performed every 3-5 years starting at age 40 Lack of evidence to make a recommendation for pancreatic or prostate cancer screening, beyond those already recommended through other NCCN Guideline …

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