David Dubin on When to Look for Lynch Syndrome

Dave Dubin, founder of AliveAndKickn, discusses the importance of healthcare professionals knowing when to test for Lynch syndrome.

Dave Dubin, founder of AliveAndKickn, discusses the importance of healthcare professionals knowing when to test for Lynch syndrome.

One of the goals of AliveAndKickn is to educate clinicians about when to test for Lynch syndrome. They should know that Lynch syndrome could cause a variety of cancers at any given time, and perhaps a patient coming in with colon cancer should not only be treated solely for the specific tumor type, but also be tested, if appropriate, for the genetic mutation.