Ask the Lynch Syndrome Expert Q&A Now Available

CancerConnect Presents: Ask the Expert with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Dr. Perez

Lynch Syndrome: Get the Facts about this Hereditary Cancer Syndrome

CancerConnect announces the opportunity to engage with a hereditary cancers expert, Kimberly Perez, MD. On May 26th, 2016, Dr. Perez will answer your pre-submittedquestions about lynch syndrome on CancerConnect. CancerConnect is an online support community for individuals affected by cancer.

Dr. Kimberly Perez is a Medical Oncologist at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. She is a faculty member of the Gastrointestinal Disease Center and Center for Cancer Genetics and Prevention, and is part of the clinical faculty at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Perez attended medical school at the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and completed her post-graduate training in Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology at Brown University Medical School. She recently joined the Dana-Farber faculty in November 2015, after 5 years of clinical practice as a GI oncologist at Rhode Island Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center in Providence, to further develop her research and clinical interests in Gastrointestinal Cancer Care and Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetics.

Dr. Perez’s Q&A session will be posted on CancerConnect on May 26th, and can be accessed here  and from the links below.

Ask the Expert: Question about Lynch syndrome and uterine sarcoma

Ask the Expert: Question about colorectal cancer screening

Ask the Expert: Question about genetic testing accuracy and genetic testing without a strong family history of cancer

Ask the Expert: Question about Lynch syndrome and ovarian cancer risk

Ask the Expert: Question about an inconclusive genetic test

Ask the Expert: Question about when to have a genetic test

Ask the Expert: Question about Lynch syndrome genetic testing

Ask the Expert: Question about PMS2 Lynch syndrome

Ask the Expert: Question about cancer screening after Lynch syndrome diagnosis

Ask the Expert: Question about aspirin for cancer prevention

Ask the Expert: Question about genetic mutations that cause Lynch syndrome

Ask the Expert: Question about Muir-Torre Syndrome

Ask the Expert: Question about stomach cancer and risk of hereditary cancer

Ask the Expert: Question about inheriting Lynch syndrome

Ask the Expert: Question about Lynch syndrome and ureter cancer

Ask the Expert: Question about breast cancer and Lynch syndrome

Ask the Expert: Question about BRAF gene mutation and Lynch syndrome

Ask the Expert: Question about genetic testing for children of a parent with Lynch syndrome

*The Ask the Expert Guest Series is not intended to be a substitute for healthcare professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Speak to your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding your health.

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