Colorectal cancer and inflammation | Ulcerative colitis and cancer risk
Inflammation increases risk of many cancers. How ulcerative colitis affects risk for colon cancer? How does inflammation reduce risk of cancer? Inflammation can further increase risk in hereditary colon cancer. Ulcerative colitis increases colon cancer risk. Primary sclerosing cholangitis increases the risks of bile duct cancer, cholangiocellular carcinoma. And chronic pancreatitis raises pancreatic cancer risk.