|Staging of colon cancer, see table
stages of carcinomas
||Amsterdam-criteria of HNPCC
Second carcinoma in a 43
year old, female
patient with positiv familial history.
The tumor is located in the sigmoid colon,
it causing stenosis already.
HNPCC- tumors are the most frequent
HNPCC = Hereditary
- 3 or more members of a family affected
- 2 or more generations affected
- 2 affected subjects are first degree relatives
- 1 or more of the affected subjects are 50 years
or less at the time of diagnosis
- FAP excluded