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Genetic testing will indicate whether or not you will develop familial adenomatous polyposis(FAP). If you do not wish to undergo genetic testing or have learned through testing that you have the mutation, then yearly colorectal cancer screening is necessary.
The two screening examinations for colorectal cancer and FAP are sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.
The Stanford Medicine Online Second Opinion program offers you easy access to our world-class doctors. It’s all done remotely and you don’t have to visit our hospital or one of our clinics for this service. You don’t even need to leave home!