Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer in a Navajo Indian family

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Abstract

The purpose of this report is to describe a unique Navajo Indian kindred that manifests a tumor pattern consonant with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC). So far as we can determine this is the first report of HNPCC among American Indians.

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  • Cancer Research
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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Lynch, H. T., Drouhard, T. J., Schuelke, G. S., Biscone, K. A., Lynch, J. F., & Danes, B. S. (1985). Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer in a Navajo Indian family. Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, 15(3-4), 209-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/0165-4608(85)90164-5