For Professionals

Photo Courtesy of Marco Pompei Medicine is not merely a science but an art. The character of the physician may act more powerfully upon the patient than the drugs employed. -~ Paracelsus       Understanding the busy schedule of the professional, the following pages are quick guides forprofessionals to acquaint them with the basic knowledge of Lynch syndrome and how to diagnoseand manage the disord...

Survivors and Previvors

                              Photo - Courtesy of Cops for Cancer Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.  ~Ambrose Redmoon  SURVIVAL 101 This section is for us, who are at high risk for Lynch cancers, as well as for those who care for us.  These pages are intended as a road map, created by those who have been through the process ...


 Thank you for considering donating to LSI.Lynch Syndrome International is a 501 (c)(3) public charity, IRS Tax ID 27-0571530. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.LSI is an all volunteer organization and no person involved with it is compensated for their good efforts. As such, our operational costs are minimal and all donations are utilized toward project based efforts. One hundred...

About Us

 MISSION STATEMENTThe primary mission of Lynch Syndrome International (LSI) is to serve our global communities by focusing on providing support for individuals afflicted with Lynch syndrome, creating public awareness of the syndrome, educating members of the general public and health care professionals and providing support for Lynch syndrome research endeavors. LSI, an all volunteer organizati...

Straight Talk

  Photo Courtesy of Bilal Kamoon {slider=What is Lynch syndrome?} Lynch syndrome, also known as hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) predisposes individuals to an approximate 80% chance of contracting colorectal cancer during one's lifetime as well as an up to 60% chance of contracting endometrial cancer.  Diagnosed individuals possess a higher than average risk of...

The Family History

.style1 { text-align: center; }THE VERY FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE IN THE SURVIVAL OF LYNCH SYNDROME IS KNOWING ONE'S FAMILY HISTORY Lynch syndrome is inherited through families in an autosomal dominant manner.  This means an inherited mutation of the mismatch repair gene, coupled with a normal gene will produce children that have an estimated 50-50 chance of contracting Lynch...

LSI Library

    WELCOME TO THE LSI LIBRARY! Offering a host of resources on Lynch syndrome.     GUIDELINES:   Revised guidelines for the clinical management of Lynch syndrome (HNPCC): recommendations by a group of European experts.  Gut. 2013 Jun;62(6):812-23. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2012-304356. Epub 2013 Feb 13. EGAPP Recommendations  Translation Updated July, 20...

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