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How can I reduce the risk of getting colon cancer? I have ulcerative colitis so i understand i'm already at a higher risk.

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In brief: Examination

Having active medical care, proper medical treatment of the ulcerative colitis & having gastroenterologist who does serial colonoscopy with biopsy to watch for potential cellular dysplasia.
Control the colitis with assistance of your doctors.

In brief: Examination

Having active medical care, proper medical treatment of the ulcerative colitis & having gastroenterologist who does serial colonoscopy with biopsy to watch for potential cellular dysplasia.
Control the colitis with assistance of your doctors.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Anne Rosenberg
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Colonoscopy

And be certain to be followed by a cool-rectal surgeon who can help guide you about the indications for prophylactic colectomy (removal of the colon).

In brief: Colonoscopy

And be certain to be followed by a cool-rectal surgeon who can help guide you about the indications for prophylactic colectomy (removal of the colon).
Dr. Anne Rosenberg
Dr. Anne Rosenberg
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