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Familial colon cancer was long thought to be inherited; however a complete understanding of its causes awaited the discovery that specific genetic mutations confer a large increase in susceptibility to these types of cancers.

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    defective gene,susceptibility,NSDL,bert vogelstein,familial colon cancer,genetic mutations,types of cancers,johns hopkins university,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,colon cancer,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722011531432T,hnpcc,relatives,inheritance,colon cancers,Life Science,familial adenomatous polyposis,Education,Social Sciences

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