Lynch  Syndrome  Ireland

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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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Irish Cancer Society-Living Well with and Beyond Cancer 2021

Living Well with and Beyond Cancer 2021 Irish Cancer Society’s Annual national conference took place online on Wednesday, 2 June and Thursday, 3 June. A range of speakers shared their experiences, stories and expert knowledge on living well after a cancer…

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Unmet need: Cancer Genetics Services

Environmental scan sponsored by Irish Cancer Society by Prof. Josephine Hegarty UCC

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Beginners Guide to Lynch Syndrome

https://www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/our-consultants-units-and-wards/clinical-units/cancer-genetics-unit

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“Bowel cancer doesn’t discriminate on gender or age…We need to be having a more open public conversation about it and need to highlight hereditary cancer syndromes so we can get better at identifying the families affected and give them the opportunity to reduce their cancer burden. It would save so many lives.”

https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/hereditary-cancer-syndromes-are-by-no-means-a-death-sentence-1.4517765?fbclid=IwAR2Ef00DgVaiK-7q-mMIVG2mvUqQOXRkv0hCmADdqYT200_t3TQ0V1-jehc#.YGbVYwAGKRg.facebook

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Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day. (22nd March 2021)

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