Ulcerative colitis six years after colon cancer: only a coincidence?

Abstract

The association between inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer is well known. Ulcerative colitis is a risk factor for the development of colorectal cancer, and this risk increases with the activity and duration of bowel inflammation. Here we describe the case of a 52-year-old man who developed ulcerative colitis 6 years after the diagnosis and… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/IMCRJ.S61950

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