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Risk Management Guidelines

Learn about the steps that people at high risk for cancer can take to manage their risk and protect their health.

Guidelines for Men and Women with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (STK11 mutations)

NCCN Guidelines for Women with Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (STK11 mutations)

  • Clinical breast exam every 6 months beginning at age 25
  • Annual breast MRI and mammogram beginning at age 25
  • Annual pelvic exam and PAP smear beginning at age 18-20
  • Consider transvaginal ultrasound beginning at age 18-20

NCCN Guidelines for Men with Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (STK11 mutations)

  • Annual testicular exam 

NCCN Guidelines for Men and Women with Peutz-Jeghers syndrome (STK11 mutations)

  • Colonoscopy every 2-3 years beginning in late teens
  • Upper endoscopy every 2-3 years beginning in late teens
  • Small bowel CT, MRI or video capsule endoscopy starting at age 8-10 with a followup by age 18, and then every 2-3 years
  • Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography with contrast or endoscopic ultrasound every 1-2 years beginning age 30-35

Updated 01/06/2018

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