Tuesday, 20 March 2018

COLORECTAL CANCER IS A LEADING CAUSE OF DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES :

                       The third leading cause of cancer related deaths in the United States is colorectal cancer.The colorectal cancer is a type that can be silent.
                        March is Colorectal cancer Month.So it's a good time to brush up on your knowledge about symptoms and screening.
                        Luckily,there are plenty of ways to get up to date.The U.S.National Library of Medicine maintains a robust resource at medicineplus.gov./colorectalcancer.htm including information about diagnosis,prevention and treatment and the colorectal cancer alliance,which organizes the awareness Month,advocates for patients and raises funds for research maintains a helpline at 877-422-2030.If you call,you'll be connected to colorectal cancer survivors,caregivers and other resources.
                       Colorectal cancer,which affects the colon or rectum,can appear without any symptoms.Screening can help find the cancer at an early stage,and can involve fecal tests,colonoscopies and other procedures.Its recommended that people with normal risk begin screening at age 50,but people with higher risk factors,such as a history of Crohn's of inflammatory bowel disease or certain generic markers,should begin earlier.You can learn more about screening at the prevention's website.
                          Though colorectal cancer is high treatable,and the earlier it's detected the better the chances of survival.So don't stop at awareness this colorectal cancer Month-head to your doctor if it's tike for your next screening.

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