Clinicopathological Features and Type of Surgery for Lynch Syndrome: Changes during the Past Two Decades.

@article{Son2016ClinicopathologicalFA,
  title={Clinicopathological Features and Type of Surgery for Lynch Syndrome: Changes during the Past Two Decades.},
  author={Il Tae Son and Duck-Woo Kim and Seung-Yong Jeong and Y Shin and Myong Hoon Ihn and Heung Kwon Oh and Sung Bum Kang and Kyu Joo Park and Jae Hwan Oh and Ja-Lok Ku and J. G. Park},
  journal={Cancer research and treatment : official journal of Korean Cancer Association},
  year={2016},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={605-11}
}
PURPOSE The Korean Hereditary Tumor Registry, the first and one of the largest registries of hereditary tumors in Korea, has registered about 500 families with hereditary cancer syndromes. This study evaluates the temporal changes in clinicopathologic features and surgical patterns of Lynch syndrome (LS) patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data on 182 unrelated LS patients were collected retrospectively. The patients were divided into the period 1 group (registered in 1990-2004) and 2 (registered… CONTINUE READING