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What is lynch syndrome?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

Tumor risk: Some folks are born with a defective gene for one of the proteins that you need to maintain the rest of your genes. Around 1 person in 200 is affected; most important is frequent colonoscopy, which greatly the changes of colon cancer (which develops very fast in these folks) spreading out of control.

Answered 6/26/2014

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