Kids with IBD More Likely to Get Cancer, Swedish Study Shows

Kids with IBD More Likely to Get Cancer, Swedish Study Shows
Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) face a higher risk of cancer later in life, a Swedish study has concluded. The study, “Childhood onset inflammatory bowel disease and risk of cancer: a Swedish nationwide cohort study 1964-2014,” appeared in the journal BMJ. It found that such children have a higher incidence of gastrointestinal cancers, lymphoid neoplasms and skin cancer, both during childhood and adulthood. Scientists already know that adults with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are more at risk of developing color
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