Author | Russell R. Broaddus, MD, PhD


Commentary (Broaddus/Lu): Gynecologic Manifestations of Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer

January 01, 2006

ByRussell R. Broaddus, MD, PhD|Karen H. Lu, MD

Traditionally, most hereditarynonpolyposis colorectal cancer(HNPCC) syndrome patientshave been identified and cared for bygastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons,and gastrointestinal medicaloncologists. Hence, the realization thatgynecologic tumors actually play amajor role in HNPCC has come relativelylate. Consequently, much of theclinical and basic science focus ofresearch in HNPCC has concentratedon colorectal cancer.