Study: Patients with diabetes have a higher risk of cancer

04/3/2011 | U.S. News & World Report

Researchers at the National Cancer Institute found that the risk of developing cancer in general was 9% higher in men with diabetes and 8% higher in women compared with those without the illness. People with diabetes had a 28% increased risk of rectal cancer, 15% for colon cancer and more than double the risk for liver cancer, according to the study.

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