Cohorts with familial disposition for colon cancers in chemoprevention trials.

  • Randall W. Burt
  • Published 1996 in Journal of cellular biochemistry. Supplement

Abstract

Colon cancer provides an attractive setting for chemoprevention trials because of the frequency and variation of familial predisposition that is observed in this malignancy. Additionally, the adenomatous polyp, the precursor of colon cancer, is a valuable intermediate marker for judging the effectiveness of candidate chemopreventive agents. Inherited colon… (More)

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