Does celiac increase risk of colon cancer?

No. Most studies found that it does not increase risk for colon cancer. But it does for other type of cancers, such as small bowel cancer or lymphoma.
Probably not. Patients with untreated or poorly treated celiac disease have higher incidence of lymphoma of the small intestine.
Not clear. But, celiac is linked with increased risk of small intestinal cancer and lymphoma. Colon cancer has has mixed results in studies but probably has no significant increased risk.

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Can those who have celiac's disease have a higher chance of getting colon cancer?

Rare. I am not aware of any connection between celiac disease and colon cancer. However, there is an increased incidence in small intestinal lymphoma in patients with celiac disease. Read more...

Can there be a positive or negative correlation between celiac's disease and colon cancer?

No correlation but.. Celiac disease hasnot been shown to increase the incidence of colon cancer. However, there is a significantly increased risk of cancer in general, specifically, non-hodgkin lymphoma. http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/commoncomplicationsofcd/f/celiac-disease-colon-cancer.htm you should also follow your doctor's and the acs recommendations for colon cancer screening, which is possible in everyone. Read more...

Does having gallbladder removed increase risk of colon cancer? Or does gallbladder removal cause colon cancer?

Mild link. One study showed increase in the incidence of colon cancer, not rectal cancer, in people who had gall bladder removed; however; this should not be a reason to not have your gall bladder removed if otherwise indicated due to gall bladder disease. Read more...
Gallbladder. No not at all if you need your gallbladder out then do it because the risk of gallbladder disease far far outweighs any slight theoretical risk of colon cancer. Read more...

Why does having had endometrial cancer increase risk of colon cancer? I have lynch syndrome but risk would be high anyway?

You have not had . enough or appropriate genetic counseling with regard to Lynch syndrome 1 or 2, to which you are cecertainly entitled. Find out which laboratory tested you for confirmation, by demanding a copy of your laboratory report, to which you are entitled, which will provide you with the number for the Genetics Counselor at that laboratory. He/she will explain the significance to you and for your relatives. Read more...

Does the medication tricor (fenofibrate) for high triglycerides increase risk of colon cancer?

No. There were concerns decades ago about Clofibrate but they came to nothing. I searched the nih database for the past 20 years and found nothing, and it makes no sense biologically. If it did, the research piranhas would have grabbed it up -- it's all about trying to discover and prove something. The fibrates have saved many, many lives and i would not be concerned. Read more...

Can insoluble fiber increases risk of colon cancer?

Colon Cancer. There are types that have family predispositions but this is the minority most forms are sporadic there are also multiple environmental and dietary risk factors for development of colon and rectal cancer. Low fiber and high fat diets have been shown to increase risk of this disease. Read more...

Can a colon infection raise your risk of colon cancer?

Ulcerative colitis. Some colon infections can increase the risk of cancer of the colon such as crohn's disease of the colon and ulcerative colitis. Most other no. Read more...
Possibly. There is a high prevalence of colon cancer in patients with streptococcus bovis bacteremia. Whether or not it causes colon cancer does not seem to be known. But patients with >10 year history of crohn's or ulcerative colitis, familial polposis symdromes, and a diet high in animal fat do have inccreased risk for colon cancer. Read more...