Signs and genetics of rare cancer syndromes with gastroenterological features
William Bruno, Paola Ghiorzo, Genetics of Rare Cancers, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Giuseppe Fornarini, Medical Oncology Unit, IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, 16132 Genoa, Italy
Author contributions: Bruno W designed and wrote the manuscript; Fornarini G reviewed the associated cancer risk; Ghiorzo P conceptualized, designed and reviewed the manuscript; all authors reviewed the manuscript critically for intellectual content and approved the final version.
Supported by Grants from the Italian Ministry of Health, 5 per 1000, AIRC 15460 and Genoa Atheneum 2014 (to Ghiorzo P).
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Correspondence to: William Bruno, MD, PhD, Genetics of Rare Cancers, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Genoa, IRCCS AOU San Martino-IST, V.le Benedetto XV 6, 16132 Genoa, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: February 27, 2015
Peer-review started: February 28, 2015
First decision: April 27, 2015
Revised: May 26, 2015
Accepted: July 15, 2015
Article in press: July 15, 2015
Published online: August 14, 2015