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Can my hiatal hernia increase my chance of colon cancer?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: No.

These two diseases are entirely unrelated.

In brief: No.

These two diseases are entirely unrelated.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Hiatal hernia

Hiatal hernias can increase your chance of developing cancer of the esophagus, especially if there is longstanding reflux over many years.
There is no known association between a hiatal hernia and cancer of the colon.

In brief: Hiatal hernia

Hiatal hernias can increase your chance of developing cancer of the esophagus, especially if there is longstanding reflux over many years.
There is no known association between a hiatal hernia and cancer of the colon.
Dr. Andrew Glantz
Dr. Andrew Glantz
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Hiatal hernias are not related to colon cancer risk.

In brief: No

Hiatal hernias are not related to colon cancer risk.
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
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In brief: NO

No increased risk.

In brief: NO

No increased risk.
Dr. Scott Grover
Dr. Scott Grover
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