Colon Cancer In A Patient Undergoing Dialysis For End-Stage Renal Disease: A Case Report

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Ehsan Zaboli, Ali Mirabi, Mohammad Zahedi, Amir Shamshirian, Seyyed Abbas Hashemi


End-stage renal disease (ESRD) is a renal failure with irreversible renal function. The number of patients with ESRD is increasing worldwide. ESRD and cancer are both common in older patients; whether ESRD increases the risk for cancer are not well documented. Chronic kidney disease may conversely be a risk factor for cancer, and both may be associated with each other because of sharing common risk factors. We would like to report on a case of a 63-year-old man, known case of ESRD and hypertension, who referred with only a slight pain on the right side of his abdomen and finally diagnosed as an adenocarcinoma of ascending colon


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