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Next Chapter: Living with Lynch Syndrome

Eleanor first interviewed Melanie in 2018. She was 29 years old at the time and had received a diagnosis of Lynch syndrome just before turning 25. Melanie shared her experience with receiving a diagnosis, recommended screenings and related challenges with health insurance coverage, and how Lynch impacted her experience with dating and thinking about having her own family one day. Today, Melanie is 35, recently married, and 28 weeks pregnant!

In Next Chapter interviews, we check back in with previous guests on Patient Stories to see how their stories have continued to unfold. 

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Listen to Melanie’s original interview for Patient Stories: “Living with Lynch Syndrome

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Connect with Melanie on Social Media:

Melanie on Twitter: @melaniebkursun

Melanie on Instagram: @melaniebkursun

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