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How diabetes mellitus considered as a risk factor of colorectal cancer ? Why ?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Diabetes and cancer

This has come up many times but no one is sure.
It is very unlikely if you at age 21 (presume you have type 1 diabetes) would have colorectal cancer. Does that cancer run in your family? Is that why you are concerned? If so make sure your doctor is aware of that.

In brief: Diabetes and cancer

This has come up many times but no one is sure.
It is very unlikely if you at age 21 (presume you have type 1 diabetes) would have colorectal cancer. Does that cancer run in your family? Is that why you are concerned? If so make sure your doctor is aware of that.
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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