Lynch  Syndrome  Ireland

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Citizens’ Jury on Access to Health Information 

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Familial Burden and Other Clinical Factors Associated With Various Types of Cancer in Individuals With Lynch Syndrome

Conclusions: Familial burden – in addition to age, sex, and specific LS gene – should be used to assess LS carriers’ risks of specific cancers and guide decision-making about organ-specific surveillance. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33794268/

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Conquering cancer by targeting its genetic abnormalities

“Some say, ‘Oh, I don’t want to know.’ And I think, well, you’re nuts because knowledge is power, and you can stay ahead of this,”  https://individualizedmedicineblog.mayoclinic.org/2020/11/11/conquering-cancer-by-targeting-its-genetic-abnormalities/?linkId=121710641

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Ageing Previvors

https://www.curetoday.com/view/aging-cancer-previvors

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A day in the Life of Bren….

Bren has Lynch Syndrome and is constantly trying to create awareness. Before and after his scan…..

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

Dr @AliceLeBonniec from @nuigalway and Dr Nick Clarke from @DCU are looking to recruit patient and public involvement contributors to help design two @IrishCancerSoc research studies to improve colorectal cancer screening uptake. More details above!

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Finding out you have Lynch Syndrome…

IS NOT finding out you have Cancer. Finding out you have Lynch Syndrome… IS A WAY TO PREVENT CANCER.

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The Prospective Lynch Syndrome Database reports enable evidence-based personal precision health care

Better defined and individualized prospective probabilities of cancer may be needed for genetic counselling and planning of preventive interventions.  https://hccpjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13053-020-0138-0

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Immunotherapy for Advanced Bowel Cancer

https://news.cancerresearchuk.org/2021/06/16/combination-immunotherapy-for-advanced-bowel-cancer-approved-for-nhs-in-england/?fbclid=IwAR2D2LSNjx3bgJ_dDM77gN_YR08tdgvsH8v9nLQpG5jDDVWhAOQZhDwxm1E

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NCCN Guidelines: Genetic/Familial High Risk Assessment: Colorectal. (1.2021)

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