Link found between family history of colorectal polyps, risk for colorectal cancer

Link found between family history of colorectal polyps, risk for colorectal cancer

Family history of colorectal polyps linked to a higher risk for colorectal cancer in a Swedish cohort, according to research published in BMJ.“In contrast with the established increased risk associated with a family history of CRC, it remains unclear whether those with a family history of colorectal polyps have an increased risk of CRC. As a result, available screening recommendations are discrepant for individuals with a family history of polyps,” Mingyang Song, MBBs, ScD, department of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and colleaguesRead More

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