Kolon Kanserinden Korunmak Icin Bilmeniz Gerekenler 4337.jpg

What You Need to Know to Prevent Colon Cancer

Colon cancer, popularly known as bowel cancer, is the 3rd most common cancer in men and women. Colon cancer, which ranks 2nd among cancer-related deaths all over the world, is formed by the uncontrolled proliferation of cells in the mucous membranes surrounding the inner surface of the large intestine. Therefore, early detection of polyps in the large intestine can increase the chance of success in treatment. From the Department of General Surgery at Memorial Şişli Hospital, Prof. Dr. İlknur Erenler Bayraktar gave information about the causes, symptoms and treatment methods of colon cancer in the “March 1-31 Colon Cancer Awareness Month”.

Excessive consumption of red meat may increase the risk of colon cancer

Cancer tumors, which are formed by the uncontrolled proliferation of cells in the mucous membranes on the inner surface of the large intestine, often progress without any symptoms. Insidious colon cancer risk factors increase a person’s risk of developing cancer. The elderly, men, those with a family history, those with adenomatous polyps, those with 2nd other cancer, those with some familial disease syndrome, those with inflammatory bowel diseases, those who are sedentary, those who are overweight, smokers, those who consume large amounts of red meat and processed foods. increased risk of cancer.

Don’t underestimate weight loss and persistent fatigue

Colon cancer symptoms can also be seen in many different non-cancerous diseases. The symptoms of colon cancer may also vary depending on the location of the cancer in the intestine. Therefore, if the following symptoms are observed, the patient should definitely consult a physician;

•        Change of bowel habits

• Diarrhea

•        Constipation

•        Painful defecation, that is, defecation

•        Blood seen in the stool

•        Unexplained weight loss

•        Iron deficiency anemia

•        Chronic fatigue

Do not neglect to have a colonoscopy after the age of 45

Healthy people should be screened after the age of 40. However, individuals with a family history of cancer, polyps, genetically transmitted syndromes, and individuals with a history of inflammatory bowel disease are recommended to start screening earlier. For screening, rectal examination, stool occult blood (FOG) analysis, colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, fecal DNA test, CT colonoscopy are performed. It begins with an annual rectal examination and FOB test in the 40s. After the age of 50, a sigmoidoscopy every 5 years or a colonoscopy every 10 years is required. In addition, some blood tests and biochemical markers called tumor markers are also checked. The examinations requested may vary according to the patients. Sometimes several methods can be used simultaneously.

Patient-specific treatment and holistic approach increase the success rate

Early diagnosis of cancer is very important for the planning and success of treatment. It gives survival rates after cancer diagnosis. These rates vary according to the stage of the disease. In early stage, localized disease, this rate is over 90%. That’s why colorectal cancer screening is so important. It allows the disease to be diagnosed and treated early. Colorectal cancer treatment; It is determined by a multidisciplinary team consisting of general surgery, medical oncology, radiation oncology, pathology, radiology and gastroenterology specialists. Treatment options may vary according to the stage of the disease and the general health status of the patient. These treatment options; surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy applications. Depending on the stage of the cancer, its spread to the body, the age of the patient and other health problems, these treatment methods can be applied individually or in combination.

Make your lifestyle healthy too

In the fight against colon cancer, it will be beneficial to take some precautions other than screening programs. A healthy diet and regular physical activity should be given importance. In order to minimize the risk of colon cancer, it is necessary to prefer foods high in vegetable fiber with reduced saturated fat content, exercise at least half an hour a day and avoid smoking and alcohol.

Source: (BYZHA) – Beyaz News Agency


Ferhan Karaselçuk The Wall Art Gallery On The Wall Summer '24 Exhibition
Ferhan Karaselçuk – The Wall Art Gallery – On The Wall Summer ’24 Exhibition
Zen Leadership Camp In Narköy 17 Executives Gathered Inspired By Nature
Zen Leadership Camp in Narköy: 17 Executives Gathered Inspired by Nature
Dietitian Emine Uluçay 'ashure, Beneficial For Health With The Right Ingredients 2
Dietitian Emine Uluçay: ‘Ashure, Beneficial for Health with the Right Ingredients
“when I Started My Own Company, Business Grew Rapidly” Didem Tüzel, With Eylül Aşkın... Exclusive Interview
“When I started my own company, business grew rapidly” Didem Tüzel, with Eylül Aşkın… Exclusive Interview
The Effect Of Saturated Fats On The Liver What Should We Avoid
The Effect of Saturated Fats on the Liver: What Should We Avoid?
Evolution Of Art Episode 22 Gülay Yüksel, Günsu Saraçoğlu Evrim Sanat, Mikado İletişim
Evolution of Art Episode 22 – Gülay Yüksel, Günsu Saraçoğlu – Evrim Sanat, Mikado İletişim
Inflation And Wage Policies In Turkiye Expectations In The Technology Sector
Inflation and Wage Policies in Turkiye: Expectations in the Technology Sector
Turkey's First Domestic Nox Sensor Introduced By Mct Technic
Turkey’s First Domestic NOx Sensor Introduced by MCT Technic
From Bilecik To The World Anatolian Harps Zeynep Öykü 'amherst Early Music'
From Bilecik to the World: Anatolian Harps – Zeynep Öykü – ‘Amherst Early Music’
Iran Painting Exhibition In Istanbul
Iran Painting Exhibition in Istanbul
Directed By Kemal Başbuğ, A New Slow Song From Elvan Elvan Yürek İster
Directed by Kemal Başbuğ, a New Slow Song from Elvan Elvan: “Yürek İster”
A New Era In Architecture With Moon! (1)
A New Era in Architecture with MOON!
The “climate Ist’24” Exhibition Has Opened Its Doors A Meeting For Art And Nature
The “CLIMATE-IST’24” Exhibition Has Opened Its Doors: A Meeting for Art and Nature
Rukiye Bektaş, Her Utopian Dream Is To Act With Penelope Cruz! Exclusive Interview With Eylül Aşkın
Rukiye Bektaş, Her Utopian Dream is to Act with Penelope Cruz! Exclusive Interview with Eylül Aşkın
Evolution Of Art, Episode 21 Deniz Say, Eylül Aşkın Evolution Art, Mikado Communications
Evolution of Art, Episode 21 – Deniz Say, Eylül Aşkın – Evrim Art, Mikado Communications
Çiğdem Yorgancığlu Mim Chi 360 Drama Dance Theater Workshop
Çiğdem Yorgancığlu MIM CHI 360 Drama Dance Theater Workshop
Sinan Saygı's Book 'communication Is A Process' Has Met With Readers.
Sinan Saygı’s book ‘Communication is a Process’ has met with readers.
Osman Yüksekyayla A Star Rising From Şanlıurfa To The World Of Music
Osman Yüksekyayla: A Star Rising from Şanlıurfa to the World of Music
Serdar Ortaç, He Should Focus On His Health And Work Yelda Başaran
Serdar Ortaç, “He Should Focus on His Health and Work” Yelda Başaran
Yorgancioğlu Mim Chi 360 From Tribal Dance To Tango At Cadde24
Yorgancioğlu Mim Chi 360 From Tribal Dance to Tango at Cadde24
Artists Gathered Under The Curatorship Of Hülya Yazıcı, Small Worksbig Works Exhibition Opened For Visitation
Artists Gathered Under the Curatorship of Hülya Yazıcı, “Small Works/Big Works” Exhibition Opened for Visitation
Dilara Kırmıt I Accept That I Was Born As A Queen
Dilara Kırmıt: “I Accept That I Was Born as a Queen”
Song Of Waiting Lovers 'don't Come Back' Geri Dönme (1)
“Song of Waiting Lovers: ‘Don’t Come Back” “Geri Dönme”
The Evolution Of Art, Episode 20 Pınar Kanber, Günsu Saraçoğlu Evrim Sanat, Mikado İletişim
The Evolution of Art, Episode 20 – Pınar Kanber, Günsu Saraçoğlu – Evrim Sanat, Mikado İletişim
Rüyalar Ve Kendimiz Bilinçaltının Gizemlerini Keşfetmek, Psikoterapist Melinda Powell (2)
The Truth Behind Nightmares: How Can We Overcome Our Fears?, Psychotherapist Melinda Powell
Türkiye News Portal Logo
Turhapo Logo
Türkiye Haber Portalı Logo

INDEX URL LIST