Family First: What you need to know about family history, genetic testing, and colorectal cancer.
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Have you and your family talked about the importance of knowing your family's medical history? ...
Have you and your family talked about the importance of knowing your family's medical history?
Did you know that 3% of all colorectal cancers are due to a syndrome called Lynch syndrome? Having Lynch syndrome puts you at an 80% increased risk of developing colorectal cancer.
This webinar will focus more about Lynch Syndrome and other inherited syndromes as they relate to colorectal cancer.
Heather Hampel, a genetics counselor from Ohio State University will discuss the importance of knowing your family history. She'll talk about when, how and where to find a genetics counselor, and what is it you should discuss with them.
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