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Urgent improvements needed to diagnose and manage Lynch syndrome.

Abstract:
Lynch syndrome is currently under-recognised, underdiagnosed, and undermanaged, so opportunities to reduce cancer mortality are often missed. The new guideline from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence recommends universal testing for Lynch syndrome in all people newly diagnosed as having colorectal cancer. This should prevent several hundred colorectal cancers annually, but several issues
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmj.j1388

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Monahan, KJ More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Journal website
Volume:
356
Pages:
j1388
Publication date:
2017-03-20
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ISSN:
0959-8138 and 1756-1833
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pubs:686903
URN:
uri:4a861885-f590-4b36-b1ad-04cf848985dd
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uuid:4a861885-f590-4b36-b1ad-04cf848985dd
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pubs:686903
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English

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