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Life expectancy of colon cancer==similar to parent if familial?
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Dr. Apurv Agrawal
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes and no
If you a have a true familial form (generally this means multiple 1 st degree relatives have it.
Usually happens at an earlier age) then yes the course of disease is similiar. If by familial you mean 1 relative had it, then no it is variable and progress differently.

In brief: Yes and no
If you a have a true familial form (generally this means multiple 1 st degree relatives have it.
Usually happens at an earlier age) then yes the course of disease is similiar. If by familial you mean 1 relative had it, then no it is variable and progress differently.
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