Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 mutations, Lynch syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), Li-fraumeni syndrome and Cowden syndrome are the most common cancer syndromes.

Dr. Arelis Martir-Negron, Medical Geneticist with Miami Cancer Institute, and Jessica Ordonez, Clinical Genetics Manager and Counselor at the same place, explain every syndrome and they agree that Lynch syndrome is the most common cause of hereditary colorectal cancer.

They advise testing patients for those mutations.

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