Familial Colorectal Cancer Type X

  • Deborah A. Nagle
  • Vitaliy Poylin


Three to four percent of colon cancers occur in the setting of inherited or familial cancer syndrome. Currently approximately half of these are currently attributed to hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC) [1, 2].


Lynch Syndrome Amsterdam Criterion Lynch Syndrome Patient Bethesda Criterion Sessile Serrate Adenoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHarvard UniversityBostonUSA

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