Lynch, Henry T.

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Lynch,

Henry T., U.S. oncologist, 1928–.
Lynch syndrome I - familial predisposition to colon cancer.
Lynch syndrome II - familial predisposition for other primary cancers in addition to the predisposition for colon cancer; site is often female reproductive organs.
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These latter patients who also develop extra-colonic manifestations in addition to colorectal cancer, such as the patient in Case 3, are a specific subset of HNPCC patients referred to as having Lynch syndrome II.
11 According to the absence or presence of extracolonic malignancies, these families were divided into Lynch syndrome I and Lynch syndrome II.