Published in Cancer Weekly, March 25th, 2003
"Earlier investigations demonstrate an increased risk for colon cancer in Crohn disease. For other intestinal neoplasms, such as carcinoids, studies are limited. In Crohn disease, repeated endoscopic and imaging studies along with intestinal resections may facilitate clinical recognition of neoplastic diseases, including appendiceal neoplasms," researchers in Canada report.
"To date, however, only sporadic cases of appendiceal carcinoids have been described in Crohn disease. In the present study, in a single clinician database of 1000 Crohn disease patients, 3/441 patients who had...
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