Posts Tagged ‘colorectal 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 […]

TIPS TO FIGHT DAILY AGAINST COLORECTAL CANCER

If conventional treatment of colorectal cancer are unavoidable (surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, etc..), It is possible to act in parallel to maximize his chances of recovery and minimize recurrence. These additional instructions can be practiced by all in preventing colorectal cancer. What are the complementary strategies of fight against colorectal cancer? 1) against colorectal cancer: full […]

COLORECTAL CANCER: TRACKED TIME, WE HEALED!

Why screen for colorectal cancer? Because diagnosed early, colorectal cancer is curable in more than nine out of ten cases. And colorectal cancer kills 100,000 Europeans, men and women. To encourage the French to get tested, the National Cancer Institute launched the first national awareness campaign. 1.”Most often detected in time, colorectal cancer is not […]

COLORECTAL CANCER: WHICH EXAM FOR THAT?

As part of organized screening, Hem occult test is recommended every two years for anyone 50 to 74 years. But what are the recommendations and what consideration is to be produced in case of symptoms such as individuals or in patients with history of bowel disease? Colorectal cancer screening by level of risk At the […]

WHAT IS YOUR RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER?

Second cancer in women (after breast cancer) and third in men (after lung cancer and prostate cancer), colorectal cancer is very common. Since 2009, cervical cancer screening is widespread throughout France. The goal: to detect this cancer as soon as possible to increase the effectiveness of treatments. And you, what is your risk of colorectal […]

COLORECTAL CANCER AND GENETIC PREDISPOSITION

The screening program for colorectal cancer is for all people aged over 50 years. Diagnosed early, it can be cured in more than 9 out of 10. However, there are cases of inheriting the cancer colorectal requiring special care including a consultation with a geneticist. 1.The high incidence of colorectal cancer 2.Aggravating factors and protective […]

COLORECTAL CANCER: THE HEMOCCULT II TEST IN PRACTICE

No mercy for colorectal cancer. This is the third most common cancer and is often fatal. The only weapon we have right now is early detection. This is based on the Hem occult II, which is being extended as part of an organized screening. 1.Colorectal cancer screening: Hem occult II 2.When the test is positive: […]