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If i am now awaiting confirmation from genetics as to whether i have lynch syndrome?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Lynch syndrome: Not sure what your question is, but hope u get favorable results.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What to do if I'm awaiting confirmation from genetics as to whether I have lynch syndrome?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
Be patient?: And remember a few things: if positive, look at it from the bright side. Knowing you carry a "bad" gene gives you a tactical advantage so that you can take measures to protect yourself. Your family should also test if you are positive. If negative, you may still be advised to get extra screenings. No test is 100% accurate and there are other syndromes that increase colon cancer risk. Either....
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
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...way, I hope you are under the care of a professional with expertise in this field. Not everyone knows what to do with a genetic test result, especially if negative or indeterminate. Best to you, friend.
Jul 7, 2014

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