Low risk of colon cancer in patients with celiac disease.

@article{Volta2014LowRO,
  title={Low risk of colon cancer in patients with celiac disease.},
  author={Umberto Volta and Olimpia Vincentini and Federica Quintarelli and Cristina Felli and Marco Silano},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={564-8}
}
OBJECTIVE Celiac disease (CD) has strongly been established as associated with some site-specific gastrointestinal malignancies. On the contrary, according to the few reports available, the risk of colon carcinoma in CD patients has been described similar to that of general population. In this cohort study, we describe the risk of colon carcinoma in a group of Italian celiac patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study population included all CD patients diagnosed at the Collaborating Centers of… CONTINUE READING
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