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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)

Breast cancer screening:

  • Clinical breast exam every 6-12 months beginning at age 25
  • Annual breast MRI and mammogram beginning at age 25
  • Consider 3D mammography
  • Consider transvaginal ultrasound

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)

Consider the following cancer screening:

  • Colonoscopy every 2-3 years beginning in late teens
  • Upper endoscopy every 2-3 years beginning in late teens
  • Small bowel CT or MRI by age 18 then every 2-3 years
  • Endoscopic ultrasound or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography every 1-2 years beginning age 35-40

 

updated 11/18/16

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