Greater recurrence of CRC in late-onset vs early onset IBD

Patients with late-onset inflammatory bowel disease had a greater recurrence of colorectal cancer than patients with early-onset, despite a shorter disease duration and strictly following recommended endoscopic surveillance guidelines, according to data from Digestive Disease Week.These findings suggest a difference in colorectal cancer pathophysiology by age, according to the researchers.“Despite longer IBD disease duration at the time of colon or rectal cancer diagnosis, patients with early-onset IBD had significantly more advanced colitis at the time of diagnosis of colon and rectalRead More

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