Familial colon cancer in the Tel-Aviv area and the influence of ethnic origin.


The family history of colon cancer was investigated in 38,823 individuals (2,129 families) who comprised a control and an oncology patient series from Tel-Aviv and nearby areas. A significant increased risk for colon cancer was observed among first-degree relatives of colon cancer patients when compared to controls. When the patient sample was divided into… (More)


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