Systemic treatment of patients who have colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Goessling2006SystemicTO,
  title={Systemic treatment of patients who have colorectal cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Wolfram Goessling and Robert J. Mayer},
  journal={Gastroenterology clinics of North America},
  year={2006},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={713-27}
}
Colorectal cancer is the most common malignant complication in patients who have IBD. The disease is difficult to diagnose because there is an overlap in symptoms in patients who have colon cancer and those who have IBD. Much has been learned about the incidence of colorectal cancer in patients who have IBD and its correlation with disease activity, duration, and anatomic location; however, almost no data are available regarding specific therapeutic considerations during adjuvant or palliative… CONTINUE READING