Informed Consent to Microsatellite Instability and Immunohistochemistry Screening for Lynch Syndrome
Sharp, Richard R
Genetics in medicine : official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics 2011 Apr; 13(4): 356-60
Routine microsatellite instability and immunohistochemistry screening of colorectal cancers can assist in identifying a significant proportion of cancers attributable to Lynch syndrome. This article considers whether it is necessary to obtain patient informed consent for microsatellite instability and immunohistochemistry screening.
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