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Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC) Service Description - Information for doctors and patients.

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22 Nov 2016 - General
 
The Amsterdam II criteria define the minimum requirements for a clinical diagnosis of Lynch syndrome/hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). There should be at least three relatives with a Lynch/HNPCC-associated cancer (cancer of the color...
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Lynch Syndrome or HNPCC (Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colon Cancer) is an autosomal dominant inherited disease in which colorectal cancer is due to the inactivation of 1 of the protein involved in DNA proofreading (usually the MLH1 and MSH2). This will l...
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