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The FAP Gene Support Group

(Familial Adenomatous Polyposis)

November 27th 2015 Peter's Curcumin Trial Annual Update Details Here

November 22nd 2015 The Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation Details Here

November 17th 2015 New menu for Facebook Forums and Blogs  Details Here

Sept 2016 9th Annual Free Informal Chat Day Details Here

Sept 2015 8th Annual Free Informal Chat Day Photos Details Here

September 14th 2015 New FAp Gene Support Group Leaflet View as PDF File

May 14th 2015 Plymouth Musketeers Running Club Fundraiser Details Here


FAP is an inherited condition which mainly affects the large intestine (also known as the large bowel or colon and rectum). People with FAP develop many polyps (which are like small cherries on stalks) inside their large bowel. There are many different types of polyps but these particular polyps are called adenomas (the "adenomatous" in FAP). An adenoma can in time turn into a cancer which is why it is so important to make sure anyone at risk of inheriting FAP is examined.

FAP is a serious condition unless detected early when it can be treated.

This site does not offer any medical advice. For this you should contact your consultant or GP. Also no details of contacts or E:mail addresses will be made available to any third party.