Germline TP53 Mutations in Patients With Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer in the Colon Cancer Family Registry.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

JAMA oncology, Volume 1, Issue 2 (2015)

Keywords:

Epidemiology Core Facility

Abstract:

Li-Fraumeni syndrome, usually characterized by germline TP53 mutations, is associated with markedly elevated lifetime risks of multiple cancers, and has been linked to an increased risk of early-onset colorectal cancer.