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Genetic testing for Lynch syndrome in people with colorectal cancer

Project title: Genetic testing for Lynch syndrome in people with colorectal cancer

Call to action: 15/17 Diagnostic Assessment 2015

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Dr Tristan SnowsillORCID

Lead Author: Dr Tristan SnowsillORCID

Contractor: University of Exeter

Cost: £175,000.00

Started: December 2015 | Status: Published September 2017

PROSPERO registration: CRD42016033879

Microsatellite instability and immunohistochemistry will identify most cases of Lynch syndrome in colorectal cancer but there is no high-quality evidence that screening improves long-term outcomes

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