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November 01, 2022

Lynch Syndrome, an ATM Mutation and Issues of Gender Identity and Fertility Access

by Scarlett Shiloh (they/them) Unfortunately, You Have Lynch Syndrome and an ATM Mutation I remember exactly how I felt hearing my genetic counselor say the word “unfortunately.” On March 10, 2022, I found out I inherited Lynch syndrome (I...

Liquid biopsies personalize early-stage colon cancer treatment

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Liquid biopsies personalize early-stage colon cancer treatment

Liquid biopsies look for DNA or other products from cancer cells in the blood or other body fluids. These tests may be used to help find cancer recurrence early, monitor response to treatment or guide...
PARP inhibitor (niraparib) in patients with inherited or tumor PALB2 mutations in advanced solid tumors (PAVO)

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PARP inhibitor (niraparib) in patients with inherited or tumor PALB2 mutations in advanced solid tumors (PAVO)

PAVO is an open-label Phase II study investigating if the study drug, a PARP inhibitor called niraparib (Zejula), is safe and effective for certain people who have been diagnosed with an advanced solid tumor with...

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Our impact is best shared through the stories of our growing community. Read about the survivors and previvors facing hereditary breast, colorectal, endometrial, ovarian, pancreatic and prostate cancers as a result of a BRCA, ATM, PALB2, CHEK2, PTEN or other inherited gene mutation and those with Lynch syndrome. We are comprised of many mutations and many cancers but we are one community!

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