Gastroenterology MCQ 143

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Colorectal Cancer (Fast Facts)A 55 yo women presents to clinic with a history of ascending colon adenocarcinoma and subsequent colectomy 6 months ago. Presently, she is asymptomatic. Her family history is significant for a brother that died of colorectal cancer at age 33, a sister with colorectal cancer at age 45 and 50. and a mother with colorectal cancer at age 65.

All of the following statements are correct concerning this patient except:

A. Her cancer is likely caused by mutations in one of 5 tumor suppressor genes

B. She likely has a high risk of uterine and ovarian cancer

C. She likely has an autosomal dominant syndrome

D. Sebaceous adenomas and carcinomas can be seen in this condition.


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