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What is ulcerative colitis in colon cancer?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
4 doctors agree
In brief: Inflammation
Uc make higher risk to get colon rectal ca.

In brief: Inflammation
Uc make higher risk to get colon rectal ca.
Dr. Arie Pelta
Dr. Arie Pelta
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree
In brief: Cancer
Uc can cause cancer.

In brief: Cancer
Uc can cause cancer.
Dr. Arie Pelta
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Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Colitis cancer link
Ulcerative colitis can transform to colon cancer.
Chronic inflammation can lead to dysplasia. Dysplasia can lead to colon cancer.

In brief: Colitis cancer link
Ulcerative colitis can transform to colon cancer.
Chronic inflammation can lead to dysplasia. Dysplasia can lead to colon cancer.
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
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Dr. Pierre Semrani
Family Medicine
In brief: UC cancer link
Ulcerative colitis increases the risk of developing colon cancer; and in these cases the individual would get earlier scope exams for the detection of precancerous lesions.

In brief: UC cancer link
Ulcerative colitis increases the risk of developing colon cancer; and in these cases the individual would get earlier scope exams for the detection of precancerous lesions.
Dr. Pierre Semrani
Dr. Pierre Semrani
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