Hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes.

  title={Hereditary colorectal cancer syndromes.},
  author={Ginevra Guanti and Nenad Bukvic},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Iugoslavica},
  volume={47 4 Suppl 1},
Tumors of large bowel continue to be one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality with about 300,000 new cases and 200,000 deaths per year in Europe and USA despite recent technological advancements. In sharp contrast with these discouraging data, the basic knowledge of colorectal neoplasms has grown remarkably in the last decades especially with the genetic elucidation of the two inherited cancer-predisposition syndromes, familial polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non polyposis colorectal… CONTINUE READING


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