Colorectal Cancer is a common and lethal disease. Both genetic and environmental factors play a role in colorectal cancer development.
Some of the risk factors associated with colorectal cancer are older age, obesity, long term consumption of red meat or processed meats, cigarette smoking, alcohol and diabetes mellitus...
Increasing physical activity and fibre consumption might decrease the risk of development of this cancer.
Current recommendations suggest that all healthy men and women aged 50 years or older should undergo screening for colorectal cancer.
Don't be late!
Consult your gastroenterologist!
Raya Zreik, M.D.
Specialist in Internal Medicine
Fellowship in Endocrinology American University of Beirut