Are there any genetic tests to determine if I am predisposed to colorectal cancer?
Academic Title: Clinical Professor
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Program Leader, Gastrointestinal Oncology
Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine
If there is a family history of colon cancer, physicians may want to determine if there is a genetic condition that increases the risk of colon cancer. The majority of colon cancers are not related to genetic conditions. However, it is important to discuss with your physician.