Excerpts from a chat on colon cancer

┬áJose (Chicago, Illinois) – 12:06 PM:
As a diabetic, am I more prevalent to this disease?

Dr. Manoj Mehta
Data suggests that people with diabetes develop colon cancer more frequently than those without. They also do not do as well with the available treatment options and have a higher rate of recurrence. Whether this can be modified by tighter control of the diabetes is unknown.

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