MS Tied to Increased Risk After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

MS Tied to Increased Risk After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

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MS Tied to Increased Risk After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis

People who develop colon cancer are more likely to die in the first year, from that cancer or other causes, if they also have multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study indicates. MS disability seems to contribute to this association. “These results warrant further investigation to determine what factors may lead to shorter survival times,” Ruth Ann Marrie, MD, PhD, a professor at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, and co-author of the study, said…

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