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Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

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Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

A study has recently warned that stroke survivors are almost doubly at risk of developing cancer. The findings indicated that nearly 45% of cancer diagnoses occurred within the first six months after a stroke diagnosis “Post-mortem studies have suggested that cancer can develop after a stroke, but the magnitude of this association has not been described,” said author Dr Jacobo Rogado from Hospital de La Princesa in Madrid, Spain.

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