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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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-213
Number of pages5
JournalCancer Genetics and Cytogenetics
Volume15
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 15 1985

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Cancer Research

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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