Amsterdam criteria II and endometrial cancer index cases for an accurate selection of HNPCC families.

Endometrial carcinoma (EC) is the second most common tumor in hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), with an incidence rate of 60% by the age of 70 in mutation carriers. The International Collaborative Group on HNPCC revised the Amsterdam criteria and proposed a new, wider definition including extracolonic cancers. The aim of our study was to… CONTINUE READING