Pathological staging of bowel cancer

Increased Risk of Bowel Cancer

Who is at increased risk of bowel cancer?

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease:

Patients with a family history of bowel cancer:

Religious groups

Polyposis syndromes

Certain families have very high risks of bowel cancer – these are due to polyposis syndromes eg:

There are also other, more rare types of family cancer syndromes.