Impact of the diagnosis and treatment of cancer on the course of inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Rajca2014ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the diagnosis and treatment of cancer on the course of inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Sylvie Rajca and Philippe Seksik and Anne Bourrier and Heidi Sokol and Isabelle Nion-Larmurier and Laurent Beaugerie and Jacques Cosnes},
  journal={Journal of Crohn's & colitis},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 8},
  pages={819-24}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of extra-intestinal cancer on the course of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are poorly understood. AIM To evaluate the impact of cancer and its management on IBD outcomes. METHODS A total 80 IBD patients (51 Crohn's disease, 29 ulcerative colitis; 33 men, median age at cancer diagnosis 48yrs) diagnosed with extra-intestinal cancer were selected from a prospective database. IBD activity and therapeutic requirements (assessed year-by-year) were compared before and… CONTINUE READING