Hereditary proximal colonic cancer

Patrick M. Lynch, Henry T. Lynch, Randall E. Harris

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Ten families prone to cancer of the colon (in the absence of familial polyposis coli) have been investigated. A significantly greater frequency of carcinomas of the proximal colon was evident relative to non-familial colonic cancers (65 per cent versus less than 35 per cent, P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)661-668
Number of pages8
JournalDiseases of the Colon & Rectum
Issue number8
StatePublished - Nov 1 1977

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  • Gastroenterology

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    Lynch, P. M., Lynch, H. T., & Harris, R. E. (1977). Hereditary proximal colonic cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 20(8), 661-668.