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Genetics of Colorectal Cancer (PDQ®)

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Last Modified: 11/12/2014

Changes to This Summary (11/12/2014)

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Major Genetic Syndromes

Added text to state that other causative MYH variants that have been found include P405L (cited Nielsen et al. and Knopperts et al. as references 204 and 205, respectively); E480X; Y104X (cited Dolwani et al. as reference 206); 1395delGGA; 1186-1187insGG (cited Isidro et al. as reference 207); and p.A359V (cited Kim, D. et al.; Yanaru-Fujisawa et al.; and Kim, J. et al. as references 208, 209, and 210, respectively).

Added as Mills et al. as reference 274.

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