Who Is Referred

Individuals at potentially high risk of developing bowel or other gastrointestinal (GI) cancers

Why you may have been referred?

  • You may have a history of a number of family members over two or three generations being affected with bowel or other gastrointestinal cancers eg stomach, pancreas
  • You or a close family member have been diagnosed with bowel or other gastrointestinal cancer at a young age
  • There is concern that you and your family may have a genetic bowel or gastrointestinal cancer syndrome
  • There is a known genetic gastrointestinal cancer syndrome in your family
  • Potentially at high risk for developing bowel cancer as defined in the guidelines for surveillance and management of groups at increased risk for CRC guidelines 2012