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living with fap- familial adenomatous polyposis

This is a support group for people living with FAP and Desmoid Tumors. This will be a place for yourself or family and friends. FAP (Familial Adenomatous Polyposis) is an inherited disorder characterized by cancer of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. People with the classic type of familial adenomatous polyposis may begin to develop multiple noncancerous (benign) growths (polyps) in the colon as early as their teenage years. Unless the colon is removed, these polyps will become malignant (cancerous). We share our experiences in hope to help others out in not feel alone in dealing with FAP and all it encompasses

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