Lynch syndrome

Lynch syndrome

What is Lynch syndrome? Lynch syndrome is an inherited condition associated with an increased risk for developing several different types of cancer. It is caused by a genetic change that leads to the loss of a specialized chemical called a mismatch repair protein. Another name for this syndrome is hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). The …
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Clear cell carcinoma of the ovary

About this article: This article was created by doctors to help you read and understand your pathology report for clear cell carcinoma of the ovary. If you have any questions about this article or your pathology report, please contact us. What is clear cell carcinoma of the ovary? Clear cell carcinoma is a type of …
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Endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary

What is endometrioid carcinoma of the ovary? Endometrioid carcinoma is a type of ovarian cancer. Most endometrioid carcinomas are associated with a condition called endometriosis. Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial tissue (which is normally found in the uterus) outside of the uterus and the ovary is a common location to find endometriosis. About 1% …
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