While some research shows that smoking has a positive effect on UC, the story is not that straightforward. Here’s what you need to know about the risks.
Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a study.
Symptoms of pancreatic cancer can mimic those of IBD, so sometimes, it's hard to tell if it's just a typical IBD flare, or something more. Always talk to your doctor if you are experiencing new and different symptoms of IBD.
While cancer risk is relatively low, it’s still good to be aware of what to look for and when to notify the doctor.