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Is colitis associated with colon cancer?

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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Sometimes

Some patients with a long-standing history of ulcerative colitis can develop colon cancers- this typically happens in those with a 20-30 year history of colitis.
Patients with colitis from infections are not at increased risk.

In brief: Sometimes

Some patients with a long-standing history of ulcerative colitis can develop colon cancers- this typically happens in those with a 20-30 year history of colitis.
Patients with colitis from infections are not at increased risk.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology

In brief: Some types

Long standing ibd is but not others.

In brief: Some types

Long standing ibd is but not others.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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