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Sandi, thank you for your comment and for sharing this information. Lynch Syndrome is also considered a factor in colorectal cancer.

One study has led to the belief among most medical professionals that a large portion—up to an estimated 20%—of all colon cancer cases may be related to hereditary factors. Two such factors have been specifically identified: familial adenomatous polyposis and hereditary non-polyposis colon cancer (Lynch Syndrome). People with these two diseases are more likely than others to develop colon cancer. Colon Cancer: Common and Curable

For more information, please see:

VIDEO: Dr. Williams - Is Endometrial Cancer Hereditary?

September 3, 2009 - 9:07pm


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