September 25, 2020
The Importance of MSI Testing for Lynch Syndrome
Knowing you have Lynch Syndrome can change your genetic destiny
Lynch syndrome is an inherited, genetic mutation that is associated with an increased risk of endometrial, gastric, and ovarian cancers. It is also the number one cause of inherited colorectal cancer.
Knowing if you have Lynch syndrome can provide your doctor with important information for implementing screening and surveillance programs.
Once diagnosed with cancer, regardless of the site of the tumor, understanding the MSI status of your tumor can inform the best therapy option based on your cancer diagnosis and MSI status of the tumor.
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