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The Real Risk: How Celiac Disease May Trigger Lymphoma in Some Patients

Celiac patients who worry about other health issues

Naturally, when one has already been diagnosed with celiac, he or she will be concerned about any related health issues or anything that might be a direct result from this condition. As an example of this concern, the president and CEO of Beyond Celiac, Alice Bast, referred to a survey of the members of this patient advocacy group. She states that 80 percent of the members of this group are worried specifically about a heightened risk for cancer.