AGA Guidelines: A helpful tool for your GI doctor
According to the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), all colorectal cancer patients should undergo tumor testing to see if they carry Lynch syndrome, the most common inherited cause of colorectal cancer, according to a new AGA guideline. They have provided an excellent resource for GI doctors on how to go about testing individuals with colorectal cancer for Lynch syndrome, as well as how to manage their screening if they do have Lynch syndrome. If you have recently been diagnosed with colon cancer or have a diagnosis of Lynch syndrome please print this PDF and take it to your GI doctor or GI Oncologist to be sure you are getting the right testing and management for colon cancer associated with Lynch syndrome.
AGA Guideline on the Diagnosis and Managment of Lynch Syndrome