Risk of colorectal cancer in the families of patients with adenomatous polyps Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenomatous Polyps
  • Colorectal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Siblings and parents of patients with adenomatous polyps are at increased risk for colorectal cancer, particularly when the adenoma is diagnosed before the age of 60 or--in the case of siblings--when a parent has had colorectal cancer.

publication date

  • January 11, 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1056/NEJM199601113340204

PubMed ID

  • 8531963

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 82

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 334

number

  • 2