Celiac Disease Not a Risk Factor for Colorectal Cancer

Apr 7, 2011

Celiac disease has long been linked to an increased risk of gastrointestinal problems including lymphoma and small bowel malignancy. Despite the connections to other GI problems, there has not been a conclusive link between celiac disease and colorectal cancer, the most common form of GI cancer in the world today.
A team of doctors recently investigated the connection in a medical study they published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. The research team included B. Lebwohl, E. Stavsky, A. I. Neugut, and P. H. R. Green.

http://www.thirdage.com/news/celiac-disease-not-risk-factor-colorectal-cancer_2-28-2011

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