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Colon cancer genetic testing

Colon cancer genetic testing

Colon cancer genetic testing: Colon cancer genetic testing involves examining a person's 5q21-22 (APC) gene and/or the MLH1 and MLH2 genes for particular mutations that are associated with an increased risk for familial adenomatosus polyposis (FAP) and hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC), respectively.

Diseases Associated with Colon cancer genetic testing

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Colon cancer genetic testing:

  • Increased risk of colon cancer

Basic Information: Colon cancer genetic testing

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Colon cancer genetic testing' may be involved.

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