Genetics and risk
Cancer Council Victoria (AUS, 2022)
This page links to resources on risk, genetic testing and a list of familial cancer centres.
Physical aspects: Genetics
Chris O’Brien’s Lifehouse (AUS, 2013)
This video discusses the role of genetics in gynaecological cancers. Includes women discussing their own personal experiences, as well as a specialist nurse and social worker. Includes talking with family members about genetic cancers, and the links between ovarian cancer and BRCA and Lynch Syndrome genes. YouTube sometimes suggests videos on similar topics. Please be aware that these other videos have not been reviewed for the Navigator, and may not be reputable.
What is Lynch Syndrome?
Lynch Syndrome Australia (AUS)
This website is commonly recommended to Australian patients seeking information on Lynch Syndrome. Includes an explanation of Lynch Syndrome, the risks and how they can be managed.
Lynch Syndrome (LS)
Macmillan (UK, 2018)
This section of the website explains Lynch Syndrome, how it is inherited and diagnosed, and what screening is available. As this resource is UK-based, treatment and support services are not available to Australians.
Find a genetics clinic
Last Updated: 22 March, 2022 2:34 pm
Genetic Support Network of Victoria
Search for a genetics clinic in your area. These are medical clinics that specialise in genetics. They are staffed by clinical geneticists and genetic counsellors.