History of endometrial cancer raises future colon cancer risk

Women who were diagnosed with endometrial cancer at 50 or younger were four times more likely to develop colorectal cancer, a retrospective analysis found. Diagnosis of endometrial cancer after age 65 was not associated with an increased risk of right-sided colorectal cancer. The findings were presented at the American College of Gastroenterology meeting. MedPage Today (free registration) (10/24)