Serrated adenomas have a pattern of genetic alterations that distinguishes them from other colorectal polyps

Masakazu Yashiro, Luigi Laghi, Koji Saito, John M. Carethers, Premysl Slezak, Carlos Rubio, Kosei Hirakawa, C. Richard Boland

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Abstract

Background: Serrated adenomas are characterized by serrated crypts with dysplasia, and are distinguished from other polyps by their histology, but the genetic basis of serrated adenomas is unknown. We investigated genetic alterations in colorectal polyps to determine if a specific pattern were associated with serrated adenomas. Methods: Sixty-six small (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2253-2256
Number of pages4
JournalCancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention
Volume14
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Oncology

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