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I am worried about colon cancer,i am a breast cancer

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i am worried about colon cancer,i am a breast cancer survivor and am waiting for a colonoscopy.are the 2 associated?
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Hi,

Thank you for your question,

Yes these two can be seen together in many people and it occurs in some genetically

predisposed people. diseases like cowden disease and Muir-Torre syndrome both cancers

can be seem in one person. So if you have gut symptoms then it is safe to get

colonoscopy to rule out gut cancer.

I hope this answers your question.
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