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10 Facts About the 'Cancer Family Syndrome'

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Family tree.
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Cancer cells and DNA.
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Lynch syndrome and cancer


Cancer research.
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History of ‘cancer family syndrome’


Computer printout DNA, genes.
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It’s in the genes


Cell division.
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Mutation in DNA mismatch repair genes


Adult son talking to elderly father.
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A genetic, generational condition


Dermatologist looking at lesion on woman's arm.
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Other types of linked hereditary syndromes


Diverse group of women.
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How common is Lynch syndrome?


Colon cancer diagnosis.
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Red flags to be aware of


Doctor talking to young woman.
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What you can do?


Gentetic testing.
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Genetic testing


Doctor performing colonoscopy.
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Recommended screenings for Lynch syndrome


Rachel Zohn

Rachel Zohn

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Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.