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Family history and molecular features of children, adolescents, and young adults with colorectal carcinoma
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    • David T Bonthron, Professor of Molecular Medicine and Paediatrics
    • Other Contributors:
      • Bruce E. Hayward, Michel De Vos, Eamonn Sheridan

    Dear Editor,

    We refer to the recent paper by Durno et al. "Family history and molecular features of children, adolescents and young adults with colorectal carcinoma" (doi:10.1136/gut.2005.066092).

    Among other patients with early-onset colorectal cancer (CRC), the authors discuss a girl with CRC onset at age 12, and a subsequent second primary tumour (glioblastoma). This patient appears t...

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