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Is There Evidence That We Should Screen the General Population for Lynch Syndrome With Genetic Testing?

March 6, 2017

Background: The emerging dual imperatives of personalized medicine and technologic advances make population screening for preventable conditions resulting from genetic alterations a realistic possibility. Lynch syndrome is a potential screening target due to its prevalence, penetrance, and the availability of well-established, preventive interventions. However, while population screening may lower incidence of preventable conditions, implementation without … Read more