[Screening for Lynch syndrome in colorectal cancer].

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the application of mismatch repair (MMR) genes proteins expression to screen for Lynch syndrome in colorectal cancer patients. METHODS One hundred consecutive colorectal cancers cases collected from 2012 to 2013 were tested immunohistochemically for the protein expression of MLH1, MSH2, MSH6 and PMS2, and also by the ARMS method for… (More)

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