A 33-year-old member asked:
What gene do i need to get tested for the familial colon cancer?
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Internal Medicine 44 years experience
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Colon and Rectal Surgery 15 years experience
Not so simple: There are a few genes we test for now for familial colon cancer: fap, msh-1/mlh-2, myh ...
But you can't simply get tested out of the blue. A family member with the colon cancer has to be first tested. If any of those genes are found, then the relatives are tested for those specific genes.
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
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Last updated Nov 23, 2015
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