Lynch Syndrome and Insurance

Introduction Life insurance and income protection insurance are so important, yet people with Lynch syndrome are often denied access to cover. In late March this year, a Parliamentary Enquiry into Life Insurance released a report recommending that Australian Life Insurers no longer use predictive genetic testing (such as testing for...
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Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day 2016 – Media Release

Cancer advocates call for improved diagnosis of common but little-known inherited cancer gene. Lynch Syndrome Australia’s first and only Lynch syndrome education and advocacy group is launching a campaign today to identify many more Australians who are at risk from this inherited susceptibility to cancer. Launched on International Lynch syndrome awareness...
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Knowledge is Power

Tens of thousands of Australians could carry inherited cancer gene – but only 5% of them may know it Lynch syndrome, a little-known inherited gene mutation, passed on from parent to child, may be responsible for a growing number of different cancers in families. Lynch Syndrome Australia (LSA) is launching...
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