Posts Tagged ‘colon cancer’

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Battling colon cancer

During the past 30 years, Jeffrey Milsom, director of colon and rectal surgery at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, has often been the bearer of bad news. The colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the US and the third most common in both men and women cancer. Each year, about […]

Cancer prevention and symptoms

Cancer prevention and symptoms

Colorectal cancer is originating in the rectum or colon. The colon, the last part of the large intestine and rectum are part of the digestive system according to the National Library of Medicine of the United States one of every 15 people suffering from colon cancer. In turn, the American Cancer Society about 100,000 projected […]

Cancer of the Lung in figures

Responsible for over 25,000 new cases each year in France, cancer of the bronchial tubes may be regarded as a major public health problem in our country. The most common cancer in humans, it represents in fact the leading cause of death by cancer in men and the third in women. Not less than 27,000 […]

Responsible for 90% of lung cancers

Tobacco is responsible, directly or indirectly, 60 000 deaths per year (twenty-five thousand for cancer). On average, a smoker live, on average, eight years less than someone who does not smoke. Tobacco, irritating the Mucosa (lining) of the bronchi, promotes the occurrence of chronic bronchitis. It is a progressive obstruction of the bronchial tubes with […]

COLORECTAL CANCER: THOSE 50 TO 74 YEARS INVITED TO SCREENING

In the coming months, 16 million insured from 50 to 74 years will receive a letter inviting them to an organized colorectal cancer screening. In France, it is the second leading cause of cancer death with approximately 17,000 deaths per year. Colorectal cancer: 32nd most common cancer Third that of cancer after prostate and breast […]