HNPCC

AcronymDefinition
HNPCCHereditary non-polyposis colon cancer
HNPCCHereditary Non-polyposis Colon Cancer Syndrome (genetics)
HNPCCHereditary Non-Polypotic Colorectal Cancer
HNPCCHereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer/Carcinoma
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An assessment of the GPs' knowledge about key cancer genetic concepts and genetic testing for HBOC, HNPCC and FAP showed an overall better understanding of HBOC.
8] Nonstandard abbreviations: NGS, next generation sequencing; LS, Lynch Syndrome; HGMD, Human Genome Mutation Database; InSiGHT, International Society for Gastrointestinal Hereditary Tumours; SGD, Singapore dollars; PPV, positive predictive value; HNPCC, hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer; NPV, negative predictive value.
Quest Diagnostics is set to start using the scanner's pilot instruments early next year, to be able to commercialise the HNPCC and BRCA tests.
It was her idea about setting up a charity that would raise awareness of HNPCC and ovarian cancer and fund research into it that could save lives.
HNPCC is diagnosed using family history, clinical criteria, histopathological criteria and laboratory tests.
Cancers in patients with HNPCC tend to be fast growing and respond less to chemotherapy.
New clinical criteria for hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC, Lynch syndrome) proposed by the International Collaborative Group on HNPCC.
Los analisis de MSI son utiles para la tamizacion molecular de individuos con sospecha de HNPCC (9), puesto que este sindrome se relaciona con una alta frecuencia de MSI-H, mientras que los CCR esporadicos tienen un porcentaje menor cercano al 20% (54).
We conducted this study to investigate the frequency of HNPCC in Pakistani population, due to the high incidence of colorectal cancer in younger Pakistani adults and prevalence of consanguinity in this region.
Comparison of individuals opting for BRCA1/2 or HNPCC genetic susceptibility testing with regard to coping, illness perceptions, illness experiences, family system characteristics and hereditary cancer distress.
I have a condition called hereditary non--polyposis colorectal cancer, or HNPCC.
HNPCC is actually a group of syndromes resulting from mutation in any one of several DNA mismatch repair (MMR) genes.