Colon Cancer

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Symptoms & Diagnosis: Genetics and Colon Cancer

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About 10 percent of colon cancers develop because of an inherited genetic mutation. The major sub-types of hereditary colon cancer are called familial adenomatous polyposis – or FAP – and Lynch Syndrome.

Symptoms & Diagnosis: Genetics and Colon Cancer

About 10 percent of colon cancers develop because of an inherited genetic mutation. The major sub-types of hereditary colon cancer are called familial adenomatous polyposis – or FAP – and Lynch Syndrome.