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Colorectal Cancer Syndromes Updates


Dr. Jatin Roper is a gastroenterologist at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, who specializes in Colorectal Cancer Syndromes and hereditary gastroenterological cancers. 

In July 2016, he provided updates on Colorectal Cancer Syndrome guidelines for physicians on Quantia MD. Some of the highlights from the presentation include

  • Familial polyopsis syndromes and Lynch syndrome are significant causes of colorectal cancer mortality
  • Early identification of patients with inherited colorectal cancer syndromes is essential to prevent cancer 
  • Clinicians should be aware of extracolonic cancers in these patients

Watch the presentation on Colorectal Cancer Syndromes >