Prostate Cancer May Increase Colon Cancer Risk


New research finds men with prostate cancer have an increased risk of developing colon cancer.

Researchers at the University of Buffalo say that prostate cancer patients have significantly more colon polyps than men without prostate problems. While most polyps are benigh, studies how many colon cancers begin as polyps.

Men with prostate cancer are advised to be especially diligent about having routine colonoscopies.

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