Genetics and Colorectal Cancer

by Michelle Springer, Certified Genetic Counselor Just in time for Thanksgiving, our friend Michelle Springer sets the stage about genetics, family history and inherited cancer so that if you learn that great aunt Sally had colorectal cancer, you’ll know what to do with that information. During…

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January 2015 Webinar – Genetic Syndromes of CRC

In our October webinar we spent time reviewing family history and importance.  In this webinar, we discussed genetic and familial syndromes that are specific to colorectal cancer.   Additionally, we talked about what you might look for in your family history and discussed implications for prevention and management…

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Lynch Syndrome- The Basics

by Dennis J. Ahnen MD, AGAF, FACG, Professor of Medicine and Gastroenteorlogy, University of Colorado School of Medicine; Director, Gastroenterology of the Rockies GI Genetics Clinic The purpose of this blog is to begin with the basics about Lynch Syndrome, what is it, how common is it, why is…

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