IBD Patients, Especially Those with Crohn’s, at Higher Risk of Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds

IBD Patients, Especially Those with Crohn’s, at Higher Risk of Thyroid Cancer, Study Finds
Patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) are at increased risk for developing thyroid cancer, although all inflammatory bowel disease patients show a “prevalence” for this cancer, a new study reports. The research, which com drew on evidence that people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC), primarily as the result of chronic intestinal inflammation. Findings

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