About Lynch Syndrome International
The Lynch Syndrome International (LSI) is a voluntary organization whose mission is to serve global communities by focusing on providing support for individuals afflicted with Lynch syndrome, creating public awareness of the syndrome, educating members of the general public and health care professionals and providing support for Lynch syndrome research endeavors. LSI is founded and governed by Lynch syndrome survivors, their families, and health care professionals who specialize in Lynch syndrome. Lynch syndrome is an autosomal dominant cancer predisposition syndrome characterized by an increased risk for colon cancer and cancer of the stomach, small intestine, upper urinary tract, liver, brain and skin. Women with this condition also have an increased risk for cancer of the lining of uterus (endometrium) and ovaries.