Why should people with diabetes be concerned about colon cancer?

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Data suggests that people with diabetes develop colon cancer more frequently than those without. They also do not do as well with the available colon cancer treatment options and have a higher rate of recurrence. Whether this can be modified by tighter control of the diabetes is unknown.

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