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Who needs apc genetic testing?

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Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Preventive Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: History of polyps

General indications for APC gene testing include patients who themselves have had 10 or more adenomas or have had a desmoid tumor, or patients who have a family member with an APC gene mutation found on genetic testing.

In brief: History of polyps

General indications for APC gene testing include patients who themselves have had 10 or more adenomas or have had a desmoid tumor, or patients who have a family member with an APC gene mutation found on genetic testing.
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
Dr. Judy Mouchawar
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Dr. Scott McLean
Clinical Genetics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Polyposis folks

Familial adenomatous polyposis (fap), gardner syndrome, turcot syndrome, and attenuated fap are caused by mutations of the apc gene.
Teens and adults with these conditions develop dozens to thousands of polyps in their colons. Without surgery, their risk for colon cancer may be quite high. Apc testing can help to confirm the diagnosis and clarify your options - surgical and otherwise.

In brief: Polyposis folks

Familial adenomatous polyposis (fap), gardner syndrome, turcot syndrome, and attenuated fap are caused by mutations of the apc gene.
Teens and adults with these conditions develop dozens to thousands of polyps in their colons. Without surgery, their risk for colon cancer may be quite high. Apc testing can help to confirm the diagnosis and clarify your options - surgical and otherwise.
Dr. Scott McLean
Dr. Scott McLean
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Family history

First degree relative with early age colon, ovary, uterus breast cancer.

In brief: Family history

First degree relative with early age colon, ovary, uterus breast cancer.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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