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Knowing Your Family History May Save Your Life

... non-polyposis colorectal cancer, or HNPCC—also known as Lynch syndrome.
(There is an excellent review of hereditary cancer syndromes in a ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2005/09/29/knowing-your-family-history-may-save-your-life.aspx

What are the risk factors for adrenal cancer?

... Genetic syndromes. ... Patients with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
(HNPCC, also called Lynch syndrome) have a high risk of colorectal ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/adrenalcorticalcancer/detailedguide/adrenal-cortical-cancer-risk-factors

CERVICAL CANCER

... Colorectal cancer syndromes in your ... in your family have hereditary nonpolyposis
colorectal cancer (HNPCC), also called Lynch syndrome? ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/webcontent/acsq-009098.pdf

Do we know what causes colorectal cancer?

... HNPCC), also known as Lynch syndrome, is caused ... rare Peutz-Jeghers
syndrome is caused ... mutations associated with these inherited syndromes. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-what-causes

Cancer Glossary

... hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer Search [huh-RED-ih-ter-ee
non-pah-lih-PO-sis]. also called HNPCC or Lynch syndrome. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=h

Do we know what causes ovarian cancer?

... Inherited genetic syndromes. Scientists ... An older name for HNPCC is
Lynch syndrome. Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. People ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-what-causes

What are the risk factors for pancreatic cancer?

... Examples of the genetic syndromes that can ... breast and ovarian cancer
syndrome, caused by ... This disorder is also known as Lynch syndrome. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/pancreaticcancer/detailedguide/pancreatic-cancer-risk-factors

What are the risk factors for small intestine adenocarcinoma?

... Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). Another name
for HNPCC is Lynch syndrome. In most cases, this ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/smallintestinecancer/detailedguide/small-intestine-cancer-risk-factors

Video - Colon Cancer Risk Factors: What You Need to Know

... of fact people who have certain genetic syndromes something called ... People
who have another genetic syndrome, Lynch syndrome, HNPCC, it's ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colon-cancer-risk-factors-video

What are the risk factors for colorectal cancer?

... cancer (HNPCC), but other rarer syndromes can also ... Gardner syndrome is
a type of FAP ... HNPCC, also known as Lynch syndrome, accounts for ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-risk-factors