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Colorectal Cancer Turning To Be Major Health Concern, Five Must Know Facts[/caption]
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.
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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.
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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.
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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)