Joni Aldrich SOS: Supporter of Survival

Treatment SOS: 85% Risk of Colon Cancer?

October 14, 201350 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, click on Joni Aldrich, episode 3/22/12) Listen to Joni live M-F at 2:00 p.m. ET on To learn more about Joni, go to

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