Hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer in a Navajo Indian family

Henry T. Lynch, Thomas J. Drouhard, Guy S. Schuelke, Karen A. Biscone, Jane F. Lynch, B. Shannon Danes

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-213
Number of pages5
JournalCancer Genetics and Cytogenetics
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Feb 15 1985
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Cancer Research


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