What are the NCCN guidelines for evaluation for high-risk syndromes of colon cancer?

Updated: Apr 15, 2020
  • Author: Tomislav Dragovich, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: N Joseph Espat, MD, MS, FACS  more...
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Individuals meeting one or more of the following criteria should receive further evaluation for high-risk syndromes:

  • Individuals meeting the revised Bethesda Guidelines (Lynch Syndrome)

  • Family members meeting Amsterdam criteria (Lynch Syndrome)

  • Individuals with more than 10 adenomas detected (MUTYH)

  • Individuals with multiple GI hamartomatous polyps (PJS and JPS)

  • Family members with a known high-risk syndrome associated with colorectal cancer, with or without a known mutation

  • Individuals with a desmoid tumor


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