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Does Cancer Run
In Your Family?

3 or more family members diagnosed with a Lynch syndrome associated cancer
2 consecutive generations affected
1 affected family member diagnosed before 50 years of age

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Lynch Syndrome
Awareness Day
22 March, 2016

Help Australians join the cancer dots
to Lynch syndrome

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Many families. Many cancers. One common cause.

We aim to empower Australians to investigate their risk, educate the medical profession, evolve campaigns to highlight this genetic condition and achieve equity in access, diagnosis, treatment and hope.

A greatly increased risk of developing cancer across the lifetime

Thousands of Australians estimated to have Lynch syndrome

Over 90% of individuals remain undiagnosed and vulnerable

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Rowan’s wife just wasn’t convinced. In fact, that May day in 2013, India was pretty sure that he was faking the pain in his stomach to avoid a social engagement later that day. But the Melbourne banker was not pretending, and within a week, the then 31 year-old had been admitted to hospital …

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Raise Awareness

One of the greatest barriers to identification of individuals with Lynch syndrome and exceptional support and management is the limited awareness of the genetic condition across Australia. We need your help to change this. Find out how below.

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Host a Fundraiser

Help support Lynch Syndrome Australia and raise awareness in your community by hosting a fundraiser.Take a look through our ideas guide for inspiration of invent your own way to raise vital funds and have fun doing it! Be a local hero and see change for your community.

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Know the indicators of Lynch syndrome within a family

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3 or more family members diagnosed with a Lynch syndrome associated cancer

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2 consecutive generations or more affected

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1 affected family member diagnosed with a Lynch syndrome associated cancer before 50 years of age

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