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Do You Need MSI Analysis for Your Endometrial Cancer?

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Doctor holding peach color ribbon. Uterine and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness
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Examining DNA
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What is MSI?


Cells replicating
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How does MSI cause cancer?


Genetic testing concept.
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How do you know if your tumor was caused by Lynch syndrome or MSI?


Talking to doctor
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Why is it important to know if you have Lynch syndrome?


Lab techs doing testing.
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Is there an easy test for MSI not associated with Lynch syndrome?


Doctor explaining options to patient.
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How does knowing MSI levels affect treatment options?


Researcher recording information.
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What about clinical trials?


Colon cancer concept
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What other types of cancer are caused by MSI?


Sheila M. Eldred

Sheila M. Eldred

@milepostmedia

Sheila Mulrooney Eldred is a graduate of Columbia’s School of Journalism and a former newspaper reporter. As a freelance health journalist, she writes about everything from deadly diseases to elite athletes, including superbugs, opioids, ticks, and laughter yoga. Her stories have appeared in The New York Times, Nature, FiveThirtyEight, Pacific Standard, STAT News, and other publications. In her spare time, she and her family love running, cross-country skiing, and mountain biking in Minneapolis.