Referrals to Familial Cancer Centres for Lynch syndrome risk assessment
This education is now closed for enrolments.
Lynch syndrome is an inherited genetic mutation that increases an individual's risk of various cancers. This education explores how to identify affected patients with a family history of cancer, and provides an overview of how Familial Cancer Centres can assist these patients through genetic testing and risk management.
Download the practice resource GP referral guide for Lynch syndrome risk assessment for information on Lynch syndrome and guidance on referring to Family Cancer Centres.
Upon completion of this module the participant should be able to:
- Identify appropriate patients for referral to Familial Cancer Centres.
- Undertake a family history relevant to familial cancer.
- Explain the potential medical prevention options to high risk patients.
- Describe the psychosocial implications of learning of a genetic cancer predisposition.
This activity is sponsored by and developed in partnership with Cancer Council Victoria.
Cancer Council Victoria acknowledges the provision of funding by the Victorian Government for this educational activity.
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