Genetic clues for cancer risk
Colorectal cancer is on the rise in younger adults, especially those younger than 40, and inherited genetic mutations are a factor. Understanding your colorectal cancer risk can help you start taking steps to prevent cancer. MD Anderson offers genetic counseling and review of family history to help determine if you need genetic testing.
Listen to a podcast on the genetic syndromes associated with a higher risk of colon cancer. Eduardo Vilar-Sanchez, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Clinical Cancer Prevention, discusses the latest findings.