Medical Definition of Familial colorectal cancer
Familial colorectal cancer: A label applied to families that contain an unusual aggregation of members with cancer of the colon or rectum but that do not appear to have a known inherited colorectal cancer syndrome. Familial colorectal cancer (FCC) is essentially a descriptive term and does not point to a particular underlying cause.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
Last Editorial Review: 9/14/2016
Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z
Search Medical Dictionary
- Is This the Most Effective Cancer Treatment?
- A Holistic Approach to Cancer Treatment
- Complementary Treatments for Cancer