Female IBD patients: Stay up-to-date on your cervical cancer screening

Women with inflammatory bowel disease may be at increased risk of cervical dysplasia and cancer, according to a new study. Although patients with both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease — the two most common forms of IBD — had higher odds of being diagnosed with cervical cancer before IBD, only patients with Crohn’s disease were at an increased risk of developing cervical cancer after the IBD diagnosis, this study demonstrated. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)