Public interest in high risk hereditary cancer conditions is on the rise. We’ve seen firsthand how increased awareness of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer has led to more individuals being identified with BRCA1 and BRCA2 gene mutations. Given that March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it might be time for another hereditary cancer syndrome to take some time in the spotlight. Enter center stage: Lynch syndrome.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. Here is what we know and some prevention tips.