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Familial Adenomatous Polyposis: Disease Basics from Cancer.Net

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source: Cancer.Net

year: 2015

summary/abstract:

Classic Familial Adenomatous Polyposis, called FAP or classic FAP, is a genetic condition. It is diagnosed when a person develops more than 100 adenomatous colon polyps. An adenomatous polyp is an area where normal cells that line the inside of a person’s colon form a mass on the inside of the intestinal tract.

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