Although its incidence is higher in people aged 50 to 60 years, colon cancer is increasing (20% of patients) in the population under 40 years. To this must be added that it is diagnosed, regularly, in the III and IV stage, with which the chances of survival are lower.
Colorectal cancer often begins in cells that produce and release mucus and other fluids. This through a growth called: polyp, which grows on the inner wall of the colon and rectum, and that over time can become cancerous, "says the doctor. National Cancer Institute.
Advice: Reduce the consumption of red meat. Why? A study of World Cancer Research Fund notes that this food increases the risk of developing a tumor by 30%. On the contrary, if you have a calcium-rich diet, which seems prevent cancer.
Colon cancer may not show symptoms at the beginning, but after a while, and some of them are the following: diarrhea, constipation, blood in the stool, fatigue, nausea, weight loss without reason, "says a doctor. article from the National Library of United States Medicine.
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