Colonic polyps: inheritance, susceptibility, risk evaluation, and diagnostic management

@inproceedings{Neri2010ColonicPI,
  title={Colonic polyps: inheritance, susceptibility, risk evaluation, and diagnostic management},
  author={Emanuele Neri and Lorenzo Faggioni and Lorenzo Cini and Carlo Bartolozzi},
  booktitle={Cancer management and research},
  year={2010}
}
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third-ranked neoplasm in order of incidence and mortality, worldwide, and the second cause of cancer death in industrialized countries. One of the most important environmental risk factors for CRC is a Western-type diet, which is characterized by a low-fiber and high-fat content. Up to 25% of patients with CRC have a family history for CRC, and a fraction of these patients are affected by hereditary syndromes, such as familial adenomatous polyposis, Gardner or… CONTINUE READING

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