Category Archives: Colorectal cancer

Previously unknown gene mutation in hereditary colon cancer identified.


It is known that the formation of large numbers of polyps in the colon has a high probability of developing into colon cancer, if left untreated. The large-scale appearance of polyps is often due to a hereditary cause, where the disease can occur in multiple family members. Now, a study from researchers led by University Hospital Bonn identifies genetic changes

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