The Answer of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (or bowel cancer) is one of the most common types of cancer in both men and women. About four-fifths of these tumors found in colon (colon), and a fifth in the rectum.

Prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer is important. Some of the most common symptoms include a change in bowel habits (eg constipation, and bleeding), mucus, and discomfort or pain in the lower abdomen. The vast majority of cancer of the colon and rectal adenocarcinoma is about 10% of these are mucinous (protein contained in mucus).

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The average age at diagnosis is 70; the age-adjusted incidence is somewhat higher in men than women. A significant proportion of cases are those who have a genetic predisposition for colorectal cancer. Diet may also have an effect on the incidence of colorectal cancer, diatry fiber, retinoids, and calcium is thought to be protective, while large quantities of animal fat increases the risk of May.

Colorectal cancer develops from May benign polyps (a polyp is a tumor on a stalk usually found on the mucous membranes). Worldwide there are about 782,000 people diagnosed with colorectal cancer each year.



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