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History: Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

  • Susan K. Clark
  • Kay F. Neale
  • Robin K. S. PhillipsEmail author
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Part of the M.D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series book series (MDA, volume 5)

Abstract

This chapter sets out to describe the developments leading to our current knowledge of familial adenomatous polyposis. An appreciation of historical context allows an enhanced understanding of contemporary paradigms and management of this condition.

Keywords

Familial Adenomatous Polyposis History Colorectal Cancer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan K. Clark
  • Kay F. Neale
  • Robin K. S. Phillips
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.The Polyposis RegistrySt Mark’s HospitalHarrowUK

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