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How does genetic risk information for Lynch syndrome translate to risk management behaviours?

Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice201715:1

Received: 9 September 2016

Accepted: 9 December 2016

Published: 5 January 2017

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Original Submission
9 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
31 Oct 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Caroline KIENTZ
2 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Andy Latchford
7 Dec 2016 Author responded Author comments - Emma Jane Steel
Resubmission - Version 2
7 Dec 2016 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Dec 2016 Editorially accepted
5 Jan 2017 Article published 10.1186/s13053-016-0061-6

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Authors’ Affiliations

Centre for Health Equity, The University of Melbourne
Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Melbourne
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute