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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: Researchers Describe Recently Discovered Condition Involving Numerous Gastrointestinal Polyps in Childhood Cancer Survivors

Feb 13, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute issued the following news release on Feb. 12:

In a paper published online, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers provide new details about a recently discovered condition in which childhood cancer survivors develop numerous colorectal growths called polyps despite not having a hereditary susceptibility to the condition.

The condition, known as therapy-associated polyposis, or TAP, was first described by Dana-Farber scientists in 2014 based on a gro...