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How does FAP affect my chances of getting small intestine cancer?

Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) increases your risk of getting small intestine cancer, which comprises 1% to 2% of gastrointestinal cancers. FAP is a rare hereditary condition related to colon cancer. If you have FAP, your risk of getting small intestine cancer is between 4% and 12%.

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