A family with a high incidence of cancer.

  • Caron Innes
  • Published 1978 in The New Zealand medical journal


Five generations of a family have been studied. A high number have been found to have had cancer. Although the cancers have been mainly colon and rectum they have not been confined to the large bowel. Nineteen members of the family are under the age of 20. The management of these members is discussed.

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@article{Innes1978AFW, title={A family with a high incidence of cancer.}, author={Caron Innes}, journal={The New Zealand medical journal}, year={1978}, volume={87 610}, pages={280-2} }