Lynch syndrome (LS) is a genetic disorder that causes an increase in certain cancers at an earlier age than usual. There about 12 cancers that can be affected, the commonest are large bowel cancer and rectal cancer. After that, the next most common is womb cancer. LS tends to run in families so it is usual to find than people in different generations have one of these cancers. Find out more on our website lynch-syndrome-uk.org
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