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Genetic Testing Underused for GI Cancers

Although Lynch syndrome is almost as prevalent as hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC), twice as many patients are undergoing testing for breast and ovarian cancer as for GI cancer syndromes, according to a recent study presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (abstract P159).