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Is a family history of colorectal cancer a 100% risk factor for developing it?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Depends

Inherited forms of colon cancer, e.
g., apc and hnpcc have a near 100% risk. Having a family history, without defective genes, increases the risk but no where near 100%.

In brief: Depends

Inherited forms of colon cancer, e.
g., apc and hnpcc have a near 100% risk. Having a family history, without defective genes, increases the risk but no where near 100%.
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