Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer: an update.

  title={Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer: an update.},
  author={Shozo Baba},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={40 10 Suppl},
  • Shozo Baba
  • Published 1997 in Diseases of the colon and rectum
UNLABELLED Sporadic cancer develops approximately at 65 years of age. Epidemiologic data suggest that dietary factors probably are the most influential in colorectal carcinogenesis. In contrast, individuals who have relatives with colorectal neoplasia have an increased risk of these tumors themselves, which will appear earlier in life. The actual incidence of hereditary colorectal cancer is unknown. However, the incidence is much higher compared with well-known hereditary colorectal diseases… CONTINUE READING


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