Colorectal Cancer


April 9, 2018

Genetics of Colorectal Cancer

Genetics of Colorectal Cancer

This executive summary reviews the topics covered in the PDQ summary on the genetics of colorectal cancer (CRC), with hyperlinks to detailed sections below that describe the evidence on each topic.


Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Cancer prevention is action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer. By preventing cancer, the number of new cases of cancer in a group or population is lowered.


Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal Cancer

Screening is looking for cancer before a person has any symptoms.