Actor Chadwick Boseman was just 43 when he died from colon cancer, one that is increasing affecting young Americans.
Inflammatory bowel disease is one of the most important risk factors leading to colorectal cancer. Don't let your disease untreated for long periods of time, even if mild. Our goal is really to reach complete remission. Let's keep regular fallow up colonoscopies with our gastroenterologist, and so for the rest of our life
Patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease involving the colon need to be especially vigilant about screenings for colorectal cancer. These patients are at higher risk for developing colorectal cancer than the general population.