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Increased Risk of Additional Lymphoma Types in those with Untreated Celiac Disease
In 1994 I was diagnosed with celiac disease, which led me to create Celiac.com in 1995. I created this site for a single purpose: To help as many people as possible with celiac disease get diagnosed so they can begin to live happy, healthy gluten-free lives. Celiac.com was the first site on the Internet dedicated solely to celiac disease. In 1998 I foundedÂ The Gluten-Free Mall, Your Special Diet Superstore!, and I am the co-author of the book Cereal Killers, and founder and publisher of Journal of Gluten Sensitivity.View all articles by Scott Adams
Celiac.com 01/20/2005 - A link between untreated celiac disease and a rare enteropathy-type T-cell lymphoma (ETTL) has been well established by several studies. According to Dr. Karin Ekstrom Smedby of the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and colleagues, there is also an increase in the prevalence of other types of lymphomas in those with celiac disease, such as B cell and non-intestinal lymphomas. In their study the researchers reviewed and reclassified 56 cases of
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Celiac Disease Linked to Five Times Greater Lymphoma Risk
An extensive recent survey of the Swedish cancer registry reveals that people with celiac disease face a 5-fold increased risk of developing non-Hodgkin lymphoma, but that the risk has decreased by more than 50% over the last 40 years.... [READ MORE]
Gene Carries Increased Risk of Refractory Celiac Disease
It’s pretty well documented that HLA-DQ2 and HLA-DQ8 sereotypes are closely associated with celiac disease.... [READ MORE]
Increased Cancer Risk Associated with Delayed Diagnosis of Celiac Disease
It has long been documented
that there is a connection between celiac disease and neoplasm.... [READ MORE]
People with Celiac Disease are Three Times More Likely to Develop Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL)
JAMA 2002;287:1413-1419.... [READ MORE]