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Gastroenterology Research and Practice
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 194931, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/194931
Research Article

Awareness and Uptake of Family Screening in Patients Diagnosed with Colorectal Cancer at a Young Age

1Department of Colorectal Surgery, University College Hospital Galway, Galway, Ireland
2Discipline of Surgery, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
3Department of Histopathology, University College Hospital Galway, Galway, Ireland

Received 19 October 2014; Revised 18 December 2014; Accepted 5 January 2015

Academic Editor: Spiros D. Ladas

Copyright © 2015 Niamh M. Hogan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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