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Lynch syndrome: natural history and colonoscopic surveillance

Stupart, Douglas 2015, Lynch syndrome: natural history and colonoscopic surveillance, PhD thesis, School of Medicine, Deakin Univeristy.

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Title Lynch syndrome: natural history and colonoscopic surveillance
Author Stupart, Douglas
Institution Deakin Univeristy
School School of Medicine
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Thesis advisor Ramesar, Raj
Goldberg, Paul
Watters, David
Date submitted 2015-08
Keyword(s) Lynch syndrome
bowel cancer
fertility
colorectal cancer
Summary Lynch syndrome is the commonest inherited cause of bowel cancer. This thesis explores the natural history and cancer risk in Lynch syndrome and documents the effect of colorectal cancer on fertility. It also demonstrates that colonoscopic surveillance can prevent colorectal cancers and thus improve survival in these subjects.
Language eng
Field of Research 110323 Surgery
060401 Anthropological Genetics
Socio Economic Objective 920110 Inherited Diseases (incl. Gene Therapy)
Description of original 269 pages : map, illustrations (some colour)
Dewey Decimal Classification 614.59994347
Copyright notice ┬ęThe Author. All Rights Reserved
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30082551

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