Hereditary endometrial cancer

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Hereditary endometrial cancer

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Lynch Syndrome International

To provide support for those at high risk to hereditary Lynch syndrome cancers, public awareness of Lynch syndrome, education for medical offices and support for research endeavors.

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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Following organizations serve the condition "Hereditary endometrial cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

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Lynch Syndrome International

To provide support for those at high risk to hereditary Lynch syndrome cancers, public awareness of Lynch syndrome, education for medical offices and support for research endeavors.

http://www.lynchcancers.com

Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Hereditary endometrial cancer" returned 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Survival outcome in endometrial cancer patients according to hereditary predisposition.
 

Author(s): Heon Jong Yoo, Myong Cheol Lim, Yedong Son, Sang-Soo Seo, Sokbom Kang, Sun Ho Kim, Chong Woo Yoo, Sang-Yoon Park

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Feb;54(1):24-8.

 

A familial history of ovarian cancer/breast cancer is considered a significant prognostic factor for ovarian cancer. We investigated hereditary factors by examining the incidence of synchronous malignancy in patients with endometrial cancer, and assessed the prognostic role of heredity ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2015

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Germline MSH6 mutations are more prevalent in endometrial cancer patient cohorts than hereditary non polyposis colorectal cancer cohorts.
 

Author(s): Lisa A Devlin, Colin A Graham, John H Price, Patrick J Morrison

Journal: Ulster Med J. 2008 Jan;77(1):25-30.

 

To determine and compare the prevalence of MSH6 (a mismatch repair gene) mutations in a cohort of families with Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (HNPCC), and in an unselected cohort of endometrial cancer patients (EC).

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2008

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Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer in endometrial cancer patients.
 

Author(s): Sang Nam Yoon, Ja-Lok Ku, Young-Kyoung Shin, Kyung-Hee Kim, Jin-Sung Choi, Eun-Ja Jang, Hyoung-Chul Park, Duck-Woo Kim, Min A Kim, Woo Ho Kim, Taek Sang Lee, Jae Weon Kim, Noh-Hyun Park, Yong-Sang Song, Soon-Beom Kang, Hyo-Pyo Lee, Seung-Yong Jeong, Jae-Gahb Park

Journal: Int. J. Cancer. 2008 Mar;122(5):1077-81.

 

Endometrial cancer is the second most common cancer in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). It has often been overlooked to explore the possibility of HNPCC in endometrial cancer patients. Our study was to investigate how many HNPCC patients existed among endometrial ...

Last Updated: 1 Jan 2008

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The terms "Hereditary endometrial cancer" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Identification and management of HNPCC syndrome (hereditary non polyposis colon cancer), hereditary predisposition to colorectal and endometrial adenocarcinomas].
 

Author(s): Sylviane Olschwang, Catherine Bonaïti, Josué Feingold, Thierry Frébourg, Sophie Grandjouan, Christine Lasset, Pierre Laurent-Puig, Fabrice Lecuru, Bertrand Millat, Hagay Sobol, Gilles Thomas, François Eisinger

Journal: Bull Cancer. 2004 Apr;91(4):303-15.

 

The HNPCC syndrome (hereditary non polyposis colon cancer) is an inherited condition defined by clinical and genealogical information, known as Amsterdam criteria. In about 70% of cases, HNPCC syndrome is caused by germline mutations in MMR genes, leading to microsatellite instability ...

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2004

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Biomarkers in Samples From Patients With Endometrial Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Lynch Syndrome; Recurrent Uterine Corpus Carcinoma; Stage I Uterine Corpus Cancer; Stage II Uterine Corpus Cancer; Stage III Uterine Corpus Cancer; Stage IV Uterine Corpus Cancer

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2015

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The Molecular Predisposition to Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colon Cancer (HNPCC)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bladder Cancer; Colorectal Cancer; Endometrial Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Skin Cancer; Uterus Cancer

 

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2016

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Registry for Women Who Are At Risk Or May Have Lynch Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer; Lynch Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2016

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