Cancer Screening in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By C. Andrew Kistler, MD, PharmD, RPh

A 38-year-old man with a remote history of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) presents to the hospital with a several month long history of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloody and mucoid diarrhea, 20 lb weight loss, and subjective fevers. He says he cannot remember when he was diagnosed and has missed several appointments with his ...