Session # 56

Tumor/Germline Analysis for Early Onset Colorectal Cancer: Resolution for High Risk Patients

Poster of Distinction

  • Paired tumor/germline testing diagnosed Lynch Syndrome in 28% of patients with colorectal cancer diagnosed <40 years old.
  • Overall, paired tumor/germline testing resolved the questionable diagnosis of Lynch syndrome in 81% of early onset colorectal cancer patients and provides additional information aiding health care providers in the clinical management of this patient population.

  • Authors: Melissa Truelson; Beth Souders; Holly LaDuca; Monalyn Umali-Salvador
  • Conference: Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer (CGA-ICC) 2018
  • Date: Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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