Colonic adenomatous polyposis syndromes: clinical management.

@article{Ellis2008ColonicAP,
  title={Colonic adenomatous polyposis syndromes: clinical management.},
  author={Charles N. Ellis},
  journal={Clinics in colon and rectal surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={
          256-62
        }
}
Colorectal cancer is one of the major causes of cancer deaths in both men and women. It is estimated that 5 to 10% of patients with colorectal cancer have an inherited germline mutation that predisposes them to cancer. Hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes can be divided into those associated with colonic polyposis - familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), attenuated familial adenomatous polyposis (aFAP), and MYH associated polyposis (MAP), and those not associated with colonic polyposis… CONTINUE READING
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