Risk factors: Hyperplastic polyposis syndrome and risk of colorectal cancer

ArticleinNature Reviews Gastroenterology &#38 Hepatology 7(11):594-5 · November 2010with6 Reads
Impact Factor: 12.61 · DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2010.166 · Source: PubMed

    Abstract

    hyperplastic polyposis syndrome is a widely accepted, but poorly understood, risk factor for colorectal cancer. a recent report has laid the foundations for improving the management of patients with this enigmatic disorder by identifying the features associated with colorectal cancer risk, as well as estimating the magnitude of this risk.