Declining Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Updated Meta-analysis of Population-based Cohort Studies

29 Mar 2013Lutgens, Maurice W. M. D. MD; van Oijen, Martijn G. H. PhD; van der Heijden, Geert J. M. G. PhD; Vleggaar, Frank P. MD, PhD, Siersema, Peter D. MD, PhD; Oldenburg, Bas MD, PhD

The risk of CRC is significantly higher in patients with longer disease duration, extensive disease, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) diagnosis at young age.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
10 years

Reported Outcomes


Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Digestive outcome
Inflammatory bowel di...
Digestive system

Colorectal Cancer Digestive outcome
Increased risk of Colorectal Cancer
Digestive system

High evidence