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Hey guys I am getting kind of confused about Peutz Jeghers syndrome.
First aid says there is an increased risk for CRC, but I have read other sources telling that there is no increased risk for CRC just for other cancers (lung, breast and others) What did u read about it??!!

thanks for your help!!!
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The risk of Colorectal cancer in Peutz Jegher's syndrome is up to 66%

Source:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20051941

Initially it was thought that hamartomas do not transform into cancer but then that was refuted here http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7059931

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Thank you very much Sabio!! I guess the source where I read this from was older then! Confusion gone!
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