German Consortium for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer

LHA-ID
7Q0CEYUJ25-4
Abbreviation
GC-HNPCC
Study Group
German Consortium for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
Motivation

The aim of the GC-HNPCC is to improve the cinical care of patients with Lynch syndrome in Germany through a network of specialised university centers providing structured interdisciplinary care. Furthermore, GC-HNPCC collects comprehensive data on patients and families in a standardized manner, in order to promote research on Lynch syndrome.

Description
The German Consortium for Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer (GC-HNPCC) has been founded in 1999 by the German Cancer Aid and has been funded by the German Cancer Aid until recently. GC-HNPCC currently comprises 6 university centers providing genetic counseling, histopathological and molecular tissue analysis, genetic testing, and specific structured surveillance programs for early cancer detection at each clinical unit, all based on defined standard operating procedures.
Founding Year
1999
Sponsor
German Cancer Aid
Scientific Speaker
Prof. Dr. Markus Löffler
Scientific Speaker Institution

Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE)
University of Leipzig
Härtelstr. 16-18
04107 Leipzig

Scientific Speaker eMail
Coordinator
Prof. Dr. Markus Löffler
Coordinator Institution

Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE)
University of Leipzig
Härtelstr. 16-18
04107 Leipzig

Biometry and Data Management
PD Dr. Christoph Engel
Biometry and Data Management Institution

Institute for Medical Informatics, Statistics and Epidemiology (IMISE)
University of Leipzig
Härtelstr. 16-18
04107 Leipzig

Biometry and Data Management eMail
Human Disease Ontology Concept