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A 68-year-old female asked:

I was diagnosed with cdifficile about seven years ago. it took a year of being on vancomycin to get rid of. new studies show cdifficile causes colon cancer. my last colonoscopy (about eight years ago was normal) should i be concerned?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
You got rid of cDififcile. It can cause cancer- it is not THE cause of cancer. If you have no symptoms you can get a non=invasive test for Ca of colon done by your MD
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