Treatment SOS: 85% Risk of Colon Cancer?
October 14, 2013•50 min
Host: Joni Aldrich Guest: Linda Bruzzone (Lynch Syndrome International) Topic: Genetic Colon Cancer Risk. Lynch Syndrome is a hereditary disorder caused by a mutation in a mismatch repair gene in which affected individuals have a much higher than normal chance of developing colorectal cancer, endometrial cancer, and various other types of aggressive cancers, often at a young age. During their lifetimes, those diagnosed face up to an 85% risk of contracting colon cancer and, as well, women have up to a 65% risk of contracting endometrial cancers. Do you have a lot of cancer in your family? Talk to your doctor about Lynch Syndrome. (For a copy of this interview go to www.w4tsr.com, click on Joni Aldrich, episode 3/22/12) Listen to Joni live M-F at 2:00 p.m. ET on www.W4CS.com. To learn more about Joni, go to www.JoniAldrich.com