Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts in the colon or rectum. According to medical experts , it is gradually turning to be a major health-concern among the Indian population.
Here are five must know facts about it:
Colorectal Cancer can be prevented with early detection using enhanced technology, says health experts.
It is mainly caused by genetic disorders or environmental factors.
Currently, around four per cent of Indians are diagnosed by colorectal cancer while it is the third most common cancer among men and second most common in women worldwide.
G-EYE, an endoscopy technology which is claimed to detect gastrointestinal diseases more accurately was introduced in India during the event, organised by Smart Medical Systems- manufacturer of gastrointestinal endoscopy devices along with enhanced technology products supplier Ventura Business Solutions.
Colorectal cancer often begins as a growth called a polyp, which may form on the inner wall of the colon or rectum.
(With IANS Inputs)