Question of the Week

October 16, 2019

A patient with a family history of colon cancer in his father and paternal grandmother is diagnosed with a sebaceous carcinoma on the shoulder area. Which family of genes should a germline mutation analysis be focused on?

  • Mismatch repair genes
  • P-53 tumor suppressor genes
  • Nucleotide excision repair genes
  • Hedgehog signaling pathway genes
  • DNA telomerase genes

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