Colon cancer can be detected early and cured.

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19 Apr 2023

Colon cancer can be detected early and cured.
      Colon cancer, the disease that rose to the top and caused the death of Thai people the most. From statistics found in 10 males per 100,000 male population and 7 females per 100,000 people, with more than 90% of colon cancer being Adenocarcinoma, in which the cells lining the intestinal wall are transformed into small polyps, some of these polyps grow and develop into cancer. 

Preventing the risk of colon cancer

  • Refrain from high fat foods. Large portions of grilled food
  • Avoid alcohol, smoking
  • Should not hold stool should excrete immediately
  • Eat foods rich in fiber
  • Colon cancer screening with endoscopy
  • Annual health check
  • Exercise regularly

Warning sign of colon cancer

  • Constipation so often that it becomes normal.
  • Small atrophy of stool
  • There is fresh or dark red blood in the stool.
  • Diarrhea alternating with constipation
  • Eat the same food, but lose weight drastically.
  • Weakness without cause

Colon cancer screening

Stool examination It can be checked in 2 ways:

  • Fecal Occult Blood Test: FOBT
  • Fecal DNA Testing

Visual inspection

  • Computed tomographic (CT) Colonography: It is a modern examination technique. This is done by injecting air into the colon to allow the colon to expand and see as much detail as possible.
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy: An endoscope is inserted through the rectum to examine abnormalities of the rectum and flexible colon. This method can take out biopsies for further examination.
  • Colonoscopy: It is an endoscopy into the anus. In order to visualize the entire rectum and large intestine, biopsies can be taken for pathological examination. It is the most accurate examination method.

      Colon cancer is a common cancer, screening or being careful will help detect the disease from the pre-cancerous or early stages of cancer, making it possible to treat the disease in a timely manner. The cause of the disease besides heredity, eating behavior is an important part. Therefore, everyone should take care of their health to prevent disease.

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