Relationship of lower uterine segment cancer with Lynch syndrome: A novel case with an hMLH1 germline mutation

@inproceedings{Masuda2012RelationshipOL,
  title={Relationship of lower uterine segment cancer with Lynch syndrome: A novel case with an hMLH1 germline mutation},
  author={Kenta Masuda and Kouji Banno and Akira Hirasawa and Megumi Yanokura and Kosuke Tsuji and Yusuke Kobayashi and Iori Kisu and Arisa Ueki and Hiroyuki Nomura and Eiichiro Tominaga and Nobuyuki Susumu and Daisuke Aoki},
  booktitle={Oncology reports},
  year={2012}
}
Lynch syndrome is a genetic disease that often develops in patients with endometrial cancer and is caused by abnormal DNA mismatch repair (MMR) genes. In the United States, it was recently reported that the prevalence of Lynch syndrome with an hMSH2 mutation in patients with endometrial cancer in the lower uterine segment (LUS) is much greater than that in patients with endometrial cancer, although no such reports have been published… CONTINUE READING
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