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Has anyone heard of fap (familial adenomatous polyposis) outside the amish community?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Yes sure

Fap occurs in approximately 1/10, 000 to 1/30, 000 live births, and accounts for less than 1 % of the total colon cancer risk in the United States it happens not only in amish community- but also in other population- such as in ashkenazi jewish population for instance, etc.

In brief: Yes sure

Fap occurs in approximately 1/10, 000 to 1/30, 000 live births, and accounts for less than 1 % of the total colon cancer risk in the United States it happens not only in amish community- but also in other population- such as in ashkenazi jewish population for instance, etc.
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