Parkinson’s Patients at ‘Significantly’ Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Parkinson’s Patients at ‘Significantly’ Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

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Parkinson’s Patients at ‘Significantly’ Lower Risk of Colorectal Cancer

People with Parkinson’s disease are significantly less likely than those without the neurodegenerative disorder to develop colorectal cancer, a type of cancer that begins in the final part of the digestive tract, a new meta-analysis suggests. In fact, the analysis showed that the risk of developing such cancer is lowered by more than 20% among Parkinson’s patients in the Americas and Europe. Likely due to a small number of studies, any similar association is “obscure”…

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