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familial adenomatous polyposis (fap)

FAP affects one out of ten thousand people It is hereditary FAP causes polyps to form on either the inside or outside of your organs. If you have FAP you have a higher risk of getting colon cancer. If it runs in your family children should get tested when they are approximately ten years old. Tumors or polyps that develop can be blood filled which makes surgery more complicted.

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