This type of cancer begins in the last intestine (colon) or in the rectum (end of the rectum). Such disorder results from the aggressive abnormal growth of the cells present in the colon, or in the rectum. According to the researches, men are more likely to be found in the risk of having colorectal cancer than women. Such disorder may occur in young, adults and teenagers, but more likely cases are with the people of age 50 above.
Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer
- Cramping or abdominal pain
- Blood in the stool
- Rectal bleeding
- Weakness and fatigue
- Unintended weight loss
An individual should immediately consult with the doctor if these symptoms persist for long. This may help the patient to receive the proper diagnosis with the early stage of such disease.
There is no specific cause for this disorder found yet, but there are also several major risk factors which results in developing Colorectal Cancer. Some of them are listed below:
Major Risk factors of Colorectal Cancer
An individual should maintain a healthy diet as well as healthy weight. Intake of low-dose aspirin may also help to reduce the symptoms of such cancer. Regular exercise and monthly basis checkup/test should be of concern.
Treatment and Management
Paras Hospital- “A pioneer place for treatment of cancer” believes in providing a stress-free and convenient treatment experience to their patients. They have the multidisciplinary team in every department who is well expertise in their own fields. The major treatment options available here are listed below:
- Radiation therapy
They also provide counselling and other therapies for the patient, which help them to reduce the symptoms of the disease.