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2014-08-13 23:01:47

North Texas Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals and Baylor Research Institute, join with Myriad Genetics, Lynch Syndrome International, Progeny and Ambry Genetics to bring global expert, Patrick Lynch, JD, MD, to Dallas to present lifesaving information on Lynch syndrome (HNPCC), a hereditary cancer condition, to bring a community outreach presentation, Saturday, August 16, 2014. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The North Texas Chapter of the Association of...

2014-06-08 23:01:42

World experts specializing in education on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers will be presenting at a one day conference facilitated by Lynch Syndrome International and Creighton University Health Sciences, Continuing Education at the Buena Vista Palace, in Orlando, Florida on June 21st. Vacaville, California (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 World experts will converge on Orlando, Florida on Saturday, June 21st, presenting a one day comprehensive conference on Lynch syndrome hereditary cancers,...

2014-05-17 23:00:18

"We, at Lynch Syndrome International, share the world’s grief, vowing to uphold his legacy of living each moment of life, coupled with a positive attitude and leaving something behind to make the world a better place than the one he entered." Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Nineteen year old Stephen Sutton, of the UK, passed away on May 14th, 2014, after battling the metastases of colorectal cancer he incurred approximately four years ago, at the age of fifteen. Sutton...

2014-03-21 23:01:36

To protect families and save lives, western Governors have proclaimed March 22, 2014 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in their states. They encourage people to learn their family history of cancers and discuss it with their physicians, for early diagosis and treatment of hereditary cancers. Laughlin, NV (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 United States Governors have proclaimed Saturday, March 22nd, Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in the southwestern states of Nevada,...

2014-03-08 23:02:37

Governor John Kasich has proclaimed March 22, 2014 Lynch Syndrome Hereditary Cancer Awareness Day in the State of Ohio. It is the 11th state to officially proclaim that date during the 2014 National Campaign sponsored by cancer survivors, previvors and others involved in advocacy of the hereditary cancers of Lynch syndrome. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) March 08, 2014 For the third year in a row, Governor John Kasich of Ohio has joined Governors of other states in proclaiming March 22, 2014,...

2014-02-26 08:29:58

Company Supports March's Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by Participating in the One Million Strong Screening Event in New York City on March 3 MADISON, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced new pathology and blood test offerings to help identify and assess an individual's risk of Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), an inherited...

2013-02-27 10:32:37

Lynch Syndrome is a heritable genetic mutation that causes colorectal, endometrial and other cancers. A cooperative study that included the University of Colorado Cancer Center, published in this month´s issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, revises the risk of colorectal cancer down but other cancers up for women with Lynch Syndrome who have had endometrial cancer. “This new information helps patient care in two important ways. First, it helps us counsel women...

2012-03-23 23:01:42

Unique Website offers need-to-know information and support about genetic testing. SALT LAKE CITY, (PRWEB) March 23, 2012 In conjunction with Colon Cancer Awareness Month in March, Myriad Genetics (Nasdaq:MGYN) announces the release of its new genetic testing support website: http://www.mySupport360.com. The site is a unique, personalized resource for information and encouragement about risk testing for hereditary forms of breast, ovarian and other types of cancers, including Hereditary...

2012-02-14 11:43:24

An international study led by the University of Melbourne has provided a clearer understanding of the cancer risks associated with the genetic mutation Lynch syndrome, a finding that could lead to earlier detection of a wide range of cancers in sufferers. People with Lynch syndrome have a genetic mutation that gives them a high risk of several types of cancer including bowel cancer.  The genes that are damaged can´t repair any errors that occur in our DNA. The study, which has...

2012-02-14 10:58:31

In this News Digest:     Summary of the first prospective study — published online February 13, 2012 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology — to provide strong evidence of increased breast and pancreatic cancer risk in individuals with Lynch syndrome, who carry certain inherited genetic mutations in DNA repair genes. The study is also the first to show that relatives of people with Lynch syndrome who do not carry these mutations have no increased risk of cancer....


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