Surveillance/Management of an Obligate Gene Carrier: The Cancer Family Syndrome

Henry T. Lynch, William A. Albano, Thomas A. Ruma, G. Douglas Schmitz, Karen A. Costello, Jane F. Lynch

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Abstract

A mother and son from an extended, well-documented kindred with the cancer family syndrome developed proximal colonic cancer within 3 wk of each other. Recognition of the mother as an obligate gene carrier (syndrome cancer risk approximately 100%) was possible following demonstration of the cancer family syndrome in her son.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)404-408
Number of pages5
JournalGastroenterology
Volume84
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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    Lynch, H. T., Albano, W. A., Ruma, T. A., Schmitz, G. D., Costello, K. A., & Lynch, J. F. (1983). Surveillance/Management of an Obligate Gene Carrier: The Cancer Family Syndrome. Gastroenterology, 84(2), 404-408. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0016-5085(83)80141-3