American Gastroenterological Association medical position statement: hereditary colorectal cancer and genetic testing

Gastroenterology. 2001 Jul;121(1):195-7. doi: 10.1053/gast.2001.25580.


This document presents the official recommendations of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) on Hereditary Colorectal Cancer and Genetic Testing. It was approved by the Clinical Practice and Practice Economics Committee on March 20, 2001, and the AGA Governing Board on April 18, 2001.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli / diagnosis
  • Adenomatous Polyposis Coli / genetics*
  • Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis / diagnosis
  • Colorectal Neoplasms, Hereditary Nonpolyposis / genetics*
  • Gastroenterology*
  • Genes, APC / genetics*
  • Humans
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Societies, Medical*
  • United States