Associated Conditions for Colorectal cancer
Excerpts on associated medical conditions for Colorectal cancer:
Women who have had breast or
colon cancer may have a greater chance of developing ovarian
cancer than women who have not had breast or colon
cancer. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Ovarian Cancer: NCI
List of associated medical conditions for Colorectal cancer:
The list of conditions mentioned by various sources
as associated with Colorectal cancer includes:
- Ovarian cancer - colon cancer raises the risk of getting ovarian cancer.
Colorectal cancer as a risk factor:
Another type of associated condition is one for which Colorectal cancer
is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Colorectal cancer is listed as a risk
About associated conditions for Colorectal cancer:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Colorectal cancer,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Colorectal cancer,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Colorectal cancer.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Colorectal cancer.
People with Colorectal cancer may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Colorectal cancer
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.