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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Cancer Risk

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) increases the risk of colon cancer. The amount of increased risk depends on the type of inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease of the colon), how much of the intestine is involved, and how long you have had IBD.

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Current as of: October 19, 2023

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