At City of Hope, we have an expert multidisciplinary care team for individuals and their family members with Lynch syndrome, familial adenomatous polyposis, and other colon cancer-causing syndromes. Lynch syndrome may develop into colorectal, ovarian, stomach, and other cancers in some families. Familial adenomatous polyposis may lead to colorectal, thyroid, and brain tumors — among other cancers. Our team offers comprehensive hereditary syndrome care, including:
Precision cancer screening
Most cancer develops sporadically — when a genetic problem occurs within a cell and causes it to start to grow and spread uncontrollably.
Stephen M. Sentovich, M.D., M.B.A., is a colorectal surgeon and a clinical professor in the Department of Surgery with extensive experience in the surgical treatment and management of colon and rectal cancers.
Named one of America's "Top Doctors" by Castle Connolly, City of Hope's Sharon P. Wilczynski, M.D., Ph.D., is a recognized expert in cervical and ovarian cancer with a special emphasis on human papillomavirus.