A Higher Risk of Skin Cancer if you Have Crohn’s or UC?
This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The InflammatoryBowelDisease.net team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.
- Long, M. D., Martin, C. F., Pipkin, C. A., Herfarth, H. H., Sandler, R. S., & Kappelman, M. D. (2012). Risk of Melanoma and Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer Among Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterology, 143(2). doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2012.05.004
- Johnson, D. A., MD. (2012, September 4). Could We Be Missing Skin Cancer in IBD Patients? Retrieved June 25, 2016, fromhttp://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/770052#vp_2
- Increased Skin Cancer Risk Among Those with Inflammatory Bowel Disease - CancerConnect News. (2011). Retrieved June 25, 2016, fromhttp://news.cancerconnect.com/increased-skin-cancer-risk-among-those-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease/
- Skin Cancer Foundation. (n.d.). Retrieved June 25, 2016, fromhttp://www.skincancer.org/prevention/sun-protection/prevention-guidelines