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Molecular biology

Much has been learnt about the molecular biology of cancer from the study of the inherited colon cancer family syndromes. The role of the APC gene has been estabilised in FAP and in sporadic colorectal cancer.

Bert Vogelstein, has developed a model of the molecular road to cancer from adenoma to carcinoma, this model is termed the Vogelgram.

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Adrian P. Ireland