Sometimes a regular health checkup could become a life saver for you and your family. According to the American cancer society estimates, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer found in men and women in
The colorectal cancer is usually a slow progressing disease that may be there without any symptoms for several years.
If done at early stage, the polyps (abnormal growth) can be found and removed before they turn cancerous. The sooner it is found the easer it is to detect and cure. There are various organizations that conduct free screening.
There is one excellent organization in
One of the important factor that contribute to this cancer is fatty foods especially red meats. It is interesting to know that most of the countries that have been found to have a low prevalence of colorectal cancer also consume less of red meat, for example, countries like
Here are some useful links regarding symptoms ,detection and cure