People who know they are at risk for hereditary colon cancer can often dodge a cancer diagnosis because they have early and close surveillance, use medications to reduce their risk of developing cancer, and know the early warning signs of polyp formation and colon cancer. But what happens when family members who have one of these syndromes, like Juvenile Polyposis, are unaware? In this podcast, Ellen T. Matloff explores the importance of communication and genetic testing in families with a history of Juvenile Polyposis.
To listen to or download the full podcast, search “Lessons learned from a 21-year-old with Juvenile Polyposis” in iTunes or your Podcast app. You can also follow the link here and click on podcast 8.