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what is the treatment for hereditary colon cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: There are a number of inherited defects that may lead to colon cancer. In some cases, e.g. Apc, a prophylactic colectomy is advisable. In most cases the treatment is the same as for sporadic cancer.
Answered on Sep 30, 2020
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Timming: This question will depend in many factors. I recommend seeing a professional and that way the answer is specific to your situation. www.drlugo.com.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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