Genes May Be Key for Patients With Multiple Colon Polyps, Brigham and Women's Hospital Study  
8/1/2012 7:15:27 AM

A new study finds a strong correlation between certain genes passed down through families and the odds of multiple colon polyps discovered by colonoscopy. The findings could point the way to deciding who will benefit from gene testing when assessing risks for colon cancer, the study's authors said.