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Due to the rarity of malignancies arising from the small bowel, there are no recommended screening guidelines.

Hereditary/Genetic Syndromes:

  • Adenocarcinomas arising in both the small and large intestine are associated with a number of heritable cancer syndromes.
  • Please refer to the BC Cancer Hereditary Cancer Program (HCP) for description and indications for referral to HCP regarding:
  • Hereditary Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and other polyposis syndromes

SOURCE: Screening ( )
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