Hereditary colorectal cancer registries in Canada: report from the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada consensus meeting; Montreal, Quebec; October 28, 2011

H. Rothenmund, H. Singh, B. Candas, B. Chodirker, K. Serfas, M. Aronson, S. Holter, A. Volenik, J. Green, E. Dicks, M.O. Woods, D. Gilchrist, R. Gryfe, Z. Cohen, W.D. Foulkes

Abstract


At a consensus meeting held in Montreal, October 28, 2011, a multidisciplinary group of Canadian experts in the fields of genetics, gastroenterology, surgery, oncology, pathology, and health care services participated in presentation and discussion sessions for the purpose of developing consensus statements pertaining to the development and maintenance of hereditary colorectal cancer registries in Canada. Five statements were approved by all participants.


Keywords


Colorectal cancer; cancer registry; Lynch syndrome; familial adenomatous polyposis; MUTYH-associated polyposis; hereditary cancer; colorectal cancer screening; Canada

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3747/co.20.1566





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