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What type of bacteria can lead to bowel cancer?

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Dr. Morton Levitt
Pathology

In brief: Colon Cancer

There is no direct evidence linking bacterial growth with colon cancer; risk factors traditionally include lack of fiber intake, high fat content in the diet, certain hereditary conditions and family history of the diseases.
Some evidence suggests Aspirin can also reduce the risk of colon cancer. Ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease impart an increased risk of cancer.

In brief: Colon Cancer

There is no direct evidence linking bacterial growth with colon cancer; risk factors traditionally include lack of fiber intake, high fat content in the diet, certain hereditary conditions and family history of the diseases.
Some evidence suggests Aspirin can also reduce the risk of colon cancer. Ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease impart an increased risk of cancer.
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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine

In brief: None

Bacteria have nothing to do with the development of colon cancer.

In brief: None

Bacteria have nothing to do with the development of colon cancer.
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