Lynch syndrome

Living with

As a person with Lynch syndrome, what lifestyle changes can I make to decrease my risk for cancer?

Taking care of yourself can improve your overall health. You can take control of your health by exercising, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining a healthy weight. It is also important to avoid tobacco products since smoking increases the risk of several types of cancer and other health conditions.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • • DATE UPDATED: 2020-01-09


Kohlmann W, Gruber SB. Lynch Syndrome. 2004 Feb 5 [Updated 2018 Apr 12]. In: Adam MP, Ardinger HH, Pagon RA, et al., editors. GeneReviews® [Internet]. Seattle (WA): University of Washington, Seattle; 1993-2020. Available from:

This content comes from a hidden element on this page.

The inline option preserves bound JavaScript events and changes, and it puts the content back where it came from when it is closed.

Remember Me