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familial adenomatous polyposis

[fa-mil-e-uhl ad-no-muh-tus or ad-uh-NO-muh-tus pa-lih-PO-sis] also called FAP. An inherited condition that puts a person at risk for getting colorectal cancer at an early age. People with this syndrome develop many polyps in the colon and rectum as well as tumors in other parts of the body. Usually one or more of these polyps becomes cancer if it is not removed. FAP is caused by changes in the APC gene. See also APC gene, colon, gastrointestinal tract, polyp, rectum, tumor.

What are the risk factors for colorectal cancer?

... The 2 most common inherited syndromes linked with colorectal cancers are
familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non-polyposis ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-risk-factors

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Comment. Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) diagnosed by genetic testing,
or suspected FAP without genetic testing. Age 10 to 12. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-detection-recommendations

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Comment. Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) diagnosed by genetic testing,
or suspected FAP without genetic testing. Age 10 to 12. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... The 2 most common inherited syndromes linked with colorectal cancers are
familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non-polyposis ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Comment. Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) diagnosed by genetic testing,
or suspected FAP without genetic testing. Age 10 to 12. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%25252525252525253furl%25252525252525253dhttp%2525252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colore

American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Comment. Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) diagnosed by genetic testing,
or suspected FAP without genetic testing. Age 10 to 12. ...

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American Cancer Society recommendations for colorectal ...

... Comment. Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) diagnosed by genetic testing,
or suspected FAP without genetic testing. Age 10 to 12. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-acs-recommendations%25252525252525253furl%25252525252525253dhttp%2525252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-de

Cancer Glossary

... Gardner syndrome Search. like familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), Gardner
syndrome is an inherited condition in which polyps develop in the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=g

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... The 2 most common inherited syndromes linked with colorectal cancers are
familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non-polyposis ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%25252525252525253furl%25252525252525253dhttp%2525252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetect

Risk factors for colorectal cancer

... The 2 most common inherited syndromes linked with colorectal cancers are
familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) and hereditary non-polyposis ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cancer-early-detection-risk-factors-for-crc%25252525252525253furl%25252525252525253dhttp%2525252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/moreinformation/colonandrectumcancerearlydetection/colorectal-cance