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What is Lynch Syndrome and Its Emotional Implications
Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer, is an inherited condition that may increase ones risk of colon cancer and other cancers. It is estimated that about 3 out of every 100 colon cancers are caused by Lynch syndrome. On this show, genetic counselor and researcher Megan Myers and patient advocates and survivors Georgia Hurst and David Dubin discuss the emotional implications of Lynch syndrome.