Download PDF by Susan Gearhart MD, Nita Ahuja MD: Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer Series: Colorectal

By Susan Gearhart MD, Nita Ahuja MD

ISBN-10: 1416046860

ISBN-13: 9781416046868

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Treatment Recognition of CS provides the opportunity to screen for thyroid and breast cancer. Males and females should have surveillance with annual physical examinations and attention to the thyroid examination instituted at age 18 years or 5 years younger than the age of the person with the earliest cancer in the family. For women, a clinical breast examination starting at 25 years with mammography at 30 years or 5 years younger than the age of the person with the earliest breast cancer in the family is recommended.

A variant of uncertain significance means a gene change was found, but insufficient information exists to determine whether this change is deleterious (causes disease). A neutral polymorphism is a change in the gene of interest, but it is not a deleterious change. After discussing test results, the counselor should have a conversation with other family members to share these results. Often the genetic counselor writes a letter that the patient can disseminate to family members explaining the hereditary cancer syndrome, genetic test results, family members appropriate for genetic testing, and information on location of genetic services for other family members.

3. Annie Yu HJ, Lin KM, Ota DM, Lynch HT: Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer: preventive management. Cancer Treat Rev 29(6):461–470, 2003. 4. Smyrk TC, Lynch HT, Watson PA, Appelman HD: Histologic features of hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal carcinoma. In 15. 16. 17. Utsunomiya J, Lynch HT (eds): Hereditary Colorectal Cancer. Tokyo: Springer-Verlag, 1990, pp 357. Aarnio M, Sankila R, Pukkala E, et al: Cancer risk in mutation carriers of DNA-mismatch-repair genes. Int J Cancer 81: 214–218, 1999.

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