Ulcerative ColitisComplications

How to Protect Against Colon Cancer When You Have UC

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Alexander Krivitskiy

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The Tonik

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Jon Tyson

The Longer You Have Ulcerative Colitis, the Higher Your Risk

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Your Risk Varies by How Much Colon is Affected

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Hanna Postova

Your Risk for Other Cancers May Be Higher, Too

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Greg Jeanneau

Ulcerative Colitis Can Mimic Colon Cancer

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Laura Fuhrman

You Need to Know Your Family History

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Never Skip a Regular Screening

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If You Have Dysplasia, Consider Having Your Colon Removed

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Your Overall Risk Is Dropping

Tracy Middleton

Tracy Middleton


Tracy Middleton is an award-winning writer, editor, and content strategist. She has more than 20 years’ experience covering health and wellness for publications including Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan, Reader’s Digest, and Cancer Today. When she’s not wordsmithing, you can find her at the gym, on her yoga mat, or baking with her two daughters.