Lynch Syndrome in high risk Ashkenazi Jews in Israel

  title={Lynch Syndrome in high risk Ashkenazi Jews in Israel},
  author={Yael Goldberg and Inbal Barnes Kedar and Revital Kariiv and Naama Halpern and M. Ronen Plesser and Ayala Hubert and Luna Kaduri and Michal Sagi and Israela Lerer and Dvorah Abeliovich and Tamar Hamburger and Aviram Nissan and Hanoch Goldshmidt and Irit Solar and Ravit Geva and Hana Strul and Guy Rosner and Hagit Baris and Zohar Levi and Tamar Peretz},
  journal={Familial Cancer},
Lynch Syndrome is caused by mutations in DNA mismatch repair genes. Diagnosis is not always trivial and may be costly. Information regarding incidence, genotype-phenotype correlation, spectrum of mutations and genes involved in specific populations facilitate the diagnostic process and contribute to clinical work-up. To report gene distribution, mutations detected and co-occurrence of related syndromes in a cohort of Ashkenazi Jews in Israel. Patients were identified in dedicated high risk… CONTINUE READING
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