After 8-10 years for pancolitis and proctosigmoiditis patients is when colorectal cancer odds increase and so do screenings. No icreased risks for proctitis patients.
"Adenomatous polyps (adenomas) of the colon and rectum are benign (noncancerous) growths, but may be precursor lesions to colorectal cancer. Polyps greater than one centimeter in diameter are associated with a greater risk of cancer. If polyps are not removed, they continue to grow and can become cancerous"
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John, 39, UC Proctosigmoiditis
Rx: Remicade @5mgs/kg/6wks; daily 75mgs 6MP, 4.8g Lialda, and 2X rowasaI suffer from heinous anus
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