Health

Cancer patients to be tested for rare condition associated with bowel cancer under new HSE strategy

Lynch syndrome deactivates cancer-fighting genes, placing patients at risk of developing bowel, ovarian and uterine cancer

Stephen Donnelly, Minister for Health: “We also now have over 200,000 people living after receiving a cancer diagnosis. This is a 50 per cent increase over a decade, illustrating success of our National Cancer Strategies".