Prediction models in Lynch syndrome

  title={Prediction models in Lynch syndrome},
  author={Fay Kastrinos and Judith Balma{\~n}{\`a} and Sapna Syngal},
  journal={Familial Cancer},
Prediction models for the identification of Lynch syndrome have been developed to quantify an individual’s risk of carrying a mismatch repair gene mutation and help clinicians decide for whom further risk assessment and genetic testing is necessary. There are diverse clinical settings in which a healthcare provider has the opportunity to assess an individual for Lynch syndrome. Prediction models offer a potentially feasible and useful strategy to systematically identify at-risk individuals… CONTINUE READING

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