District of Columbia Affordable Care Act Health Insurance For Individuals With Preexisting Conditions Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center Washington Cancer Institute Great Washington Coalition for Cancer Survivors Ovarian & Gynecological Cancer Coalition of Washington
Sunday, 15 July 2012 | 1694 hits
Dr. Patrick Lynch grew up in a Lynch syndrome family...not one afflicted with Lynch syndrome but in one that was passionately dedicated toward research and treatment of those with Lynch syndrome. As the son of Dr. Henry Lynch, he was exposed to the long hours of research his father performed, trying to solve the mysteries of inherited cancer.  The family made great sacrifices on our behalf. Following graduation from high school, the very last thing Dr. Patrick Lynch wished to do was to follow in the footsteps of his parents, Henry and Jane Lynch, and enter into the medical field.  He knew how demanding it could be. As well, true to the tradition of his family, he had a passion of his own, that toward dedicating his life toward a career which would enhance the quality of life of others.  He chose to be an environmental attorney and attended law school. Following becoming disenchanted during a short career in environmental law, he spent a summer working with his father where developed the infectious passion of his parents in researching hereditary cancers. He determined to attend medical school, graduating from Creighton University School of Medicine in 1983 and completing an internship and residency at the University of Arkansas, in Medical Sciences. Following was participation in a clinical fellowship in Gastroenterology at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.  Today, he can be found at MD Anderson, one of the largest and finest cancer research institutions in the world, as their top Lynch syndrome expert or in the Halls of the National Institute of Health, where he sits on the editing Board for their publications.   Dr. Lynch is a noted researcher, a medical treatment professional and an educator.  His contributions to the research and treatment of Lynch syndrome are invaluable.     We are extremely pleased to have him as a member of our Medical Advisory Board.  His candid and passionate manner and dedication toward those with Lynch syndrome is appreciated and we are very grateful to him for his dedication and efforts in improving the quality and longevity of life for those with Lynch syndrome. The extensive Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Patrick Lynch Publications of Dr. Patrick Lynch  
Saturday, 27 February 2010 | 2323 hits
Dr. Hans F.A. Vasen has dedicated himself toward the research of hereditary cancers, and most specifically to Lynch syndrome, for over twenty-five years.  He has held and present holds numerous positions on the Board of Directors of various organizations and national and international societies for hereditary cancers. The Administrative Director for the International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours (InSight) chairman of several national collaborative study groups and Editor-In Chief of Familial Cancer (Springer Publishers,) he began his career in Leiden, Holland. He joined the staff at the Department of Gastroenterology at the Leiden University Medical Center in 1985, as well as became the Medical Director of the Netherlands Foundation for the Detection of Hereditary Tumours.  Dr. Vasen qualified in General Internal Medicine from the University Medicl Center in Utrecht and completed his thesis entitled, "Screen for Hereditary Tumours" in 1989 at the University of Utrecht. Since, he has been involved in the development of guidelines which have set standards in the determination of probability of Lynch syndrome as well as published over 250 papers. He has long held a passion for inherited cancers, has dedicated his life toward the research of Lynch syndrme and has advaned the technology available to Lynch survivors and previvors dramatically, creating an enormous, positive impact upon our lives.  We are very grateful for such dedication, which has kept many of us alive and are honored to have him sit on the Medical Advisory Board. Research Papers    
Saturday, 27 February 2010 | 1791 hits
4. Malta
MALTA Ministry of Health, Elderly and Community Care, Malta
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 | 2287 hits
MALAYSIA Ministry of Health, Malaysia Medical Device Bureau
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 | 2835 hits
INDONESIA Ministry of Health, Republic of Indonesia
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 | 3155 hits
THAILAND Ministry of Public Health, Thailand
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 | 1645 hits
8. Kenya
KENYA Ministry of Health, Kenya Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, Kenya
Thursday, 02 August 2012 | 1600 hits
9. Andorra
Andorra Ministry of Health
Monday, 30 July 2012 | 1534 hits
Azerbaijan Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan Republic, Azerbaijan
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 | 1379 hits

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