Early screening is essential to prevent and increase cure rate of Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers worldwide; in the United Arab Emirates is the 2nd common cancer in men and 3rd in women, with a higher prevalence in men (59%) compared to women (41%). Recent data showed that CRC is increasing and occur at younger ages than the west, with a median age of CRC diagnosis at only 51 years.
This type of cancer typically starts with a polyp which gives no symptoms but can be early detected through screening and can be removed during colonoscopy, therefore preventing the diseases.Non modifiable risk factors
Therefore, colorectal cancer risk can be significantly reduced through exercise, healthy eating, and the avoidance of vices such as smoking.Preventing tips
Moreover, it is a preventable disease with regular screening and is very curable if diagnosed early.
In fact, because there are often no symptoms when it is first developing, colorectal cancer can only be diagnosed early through regular screening. The benefits of early detection and treatment are dramatic. The possibility of curing patients after symptoms develop is only 50%, but if colorectal cancer is found and treated at an early stage before symptoms develop, the opportunity to cure it is 80% or better. Most colon cancers start as non-cancerous growths called polyps. If we are able to find these polyps while they are still non-cancerous, we remove them and the cancer may be prevented. Major surgery can usually be avoided, as well.
Screening Guidelines in the Middle East
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