The colon cancer is a malignant tumor that develops in the lining of the colon.  It is the third in cancer incidence for men and women and the second cause of cancer death. The chance to develop one such a cancer is 5.6% and 1 / 3 of patients dying from the disease.  We do not know which is the cancer of the colon, but has found Standortwahl and genetic factors (heritability) increases the risk of developing colon cancer. The majority of cancers of the colon caused by polyps. There are several types of polyps, raised in colon tumors as benign, fortunately not all mutate into cancer.
Symptoms of colorectal cancer is usually not visible in the early stages. The patient, however, must contact the doctor if you experience:
  • Blood in stool
  • Anemia
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Change in the composition or shape of stool
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating
  • Feeling that the bowel does not empty completely after defecation
  • Weight Loss
  •  Persistent fatigue
These symptoms are not necessarily associated with colon cancer but should check what the cause.
Prevention of colorectal cancer is a positive influence on environmental factors:
  •  Consuming fruits, vegetables and milk, and avoiding taking red meat and animal fat.
  • Without physical exercise, which halves the risk of cancer of the colon
  • By avoiding obesity and smoking
Making the diagnosis at an early time, the cancer is cured.  Even the precancerous stage of polyps, the polyps can be removed endoscopically and not create cancer.