Lynch Syndrome Center Conference: Identification & Management of Lynch Syndrome in Clinical Practice
Hosted by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Lynch Syndrome Center, our first educational conference for healthcare professionals was held on Saturday, September 24, 2022. The conference highlighted state-of-the-art approaches to managing individuals with known or suspected Lynch syndrome.
The conference provided continuing medical education credit for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and genetic counselors from a diverse array of specialties, including oncology, gastroenterology, primary care, OBGYN, and surgery.
Topics included in the conference:
- Identifying and diagnosing Lynch syndrome in routine practice
- Endoscopic management of individuals with Lynch syndrome
- Gynecologic care and risk reduction
- Immune-based cancer prevention strategies
View video coverage of the conference this year:
*Please note we cannot provide credit if you were not previously registered
For questions, please email us at LynchSyndromeCenter@dfci.harvard.edu.
If your patient has a family history of multiple people on the same side of the family diagnosed with colorectal cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, or other Lynch syndrome-associated cancers, especially at a young age, please refer the patient to
our Lynch Syndrome Center.
In addition to information about the individual being evaluated, the model requires:
A patient's primary care physician or community specialist is an integral part of the patient's care team. We are committed to working with you in the long-term care of your patient with Lynch syndrome.
For genetic counselors following patients with Lynch Syndrome without a gastrointestinal oncologist or gastroenterologist to aid with medical management recommendations, please contact us to ensure your patients are receiving the most up-to-date and optimal care.