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How to beat colorectal cancer: Expert advice from Dr. Manish Singhal

How to prevent colorectal cancer: Expert advice from Dr. Nikhil Ghadyalpatil

Mar 30, 2019 10:00 IST

This is, in part, due to enhanced screening measures, early diagnosis, and aggressive surgical techniques.

By Dr. Sewanti Limaye

Mar 28, 2019 10:40 IST

Lower your risk for colorectal cancer

You can prevent CRC by being physically active, eating plenty of fruits and vegetables, and limiting the intake of alcohol.

Mar 27, 2019 11:00 IST

60% of colorectal cancer cases seen in developed countries

The number of CRC-related deaths is estimated to be approximately 6,08,000 worldwide, accounting for 8% of all cancer deaths.

Mar 26, 2019 10:00 IST

Colorectal cancer among top 10 cancers in India

The symptoms include blood in stool, abdominal pain, and/or a change in bowel habits.

Mar 25, 2019 10:20 IST

Survival rates in Stage-4 colorectal cancer going up

With biomarker testing and personalized treatment methods, there is more hope for patients today, says oncologist.

Mar 24, 2019 10:45 IST

Colorectal cancer can affect the young, says expert

In this form of cancer, the cells in the colon or rectum divide uncontrollably, producing a tumour.

Mar 23, 2019 10:10 IST

Exercise can cut risk of colorectal cancer by 50%

A diet high in fibre and low in red and processed meat further helps in reducing the risk.

Mar 22, 2019 10:20 IST

Early-stage colorectal cancers can be cured through surgery

In the advanced stages, targeted therapy and immunotherapy significantly help in improving survival rates.

Mar 21, 2019 10:00 IST

Why bleeding in the stool is not a good sign

According to oncologist, fatigue or bleeding in the stool can be indicative of colorectal cancer.

Mar 20, 2019 11:00 IST

12 lakh new cases of colorectal cancer every year

Expert blames alcoholism, smoking, red meat consumption, and obesity for rising incidence.

Mar 19, 2019 10:30 IST

Let’s fight colorectal cancer together

In the last two decades, the survival rates in stage IV/mCRC have almost doubled due to evolutions in treatment, says oncologist.

Mar 18, 2019 10:20 IST

In the next two decades, colorectal cancer cases to rise by 80%

Oncologist recommends early screening programs for those at a greater risk.

Mar 17, 2019 10:15 IST

Colorectal cancer is preventable and treatable: Expert

Regular exercise and consumption of fruits and vegetables help lower the risk of getting the disease.

Mar 16, 2019 10:55 IST

Dealing with Stage-4 colon cancer

An essential move in this stage is selecting the right drug for the right patient, says oncologist.

Mar 15, 2019 10:40 IST

Know about the treatment methods for colorectal cancer

As per oncologist, these include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

Mar 14, 2019 10:00 IST

Winning the war against colorectal cancer

Due to a large number of effective therapies, colorectal cancer is thought of as a solvable problem by the oncology community.

Mar 13, 2019 10:50 IST

Colorectal cancer: Prevention and cure

Oncologist recommends genetic screening or screening by colonoscopy for early detection of the disease.

Mar 12, 2019 10:00 IST

30,000 new cases of colorectal cancer last year, says oncologist

Changing lifestyles and associated dietary habits have resulted in more number of people being diagnosed with the disease at an earlier age.

Mar 9, 2019 10:35 IST

Colorectal cancer can be completely cured if detected early: Expert

As per international guidelines, people above 50 years of age should be screened through stool examination and colonoscopy.

Mar 8, 2019 10:55 IST

Watch out for the symptoms of colorectal cancer

Common signs include a change in bowel habits lasting for more than 4 weeks and persistent abdominal cramps.

Mar 7, 2019 10:25 IST

People older than 50 years should be screened for colon cancer

The incidence of colon cancer rises with age, so anybody above 50 years of age should be screened for it, says oncologist.

Mar 6, 2019 10:15 IST

Over 8 lakh deaths due to colorectal cancer in 2018

Expert emphasizes the need for more screening programs among high-risk groups.

Mar 5, 2019 10:40 IST

Doctor recommends early screening for colorectal cancer

Talk to an oncologist about various screening tests so that the disease can be detected even before the symptoms develop.

Mar 4, 2019 12:10 IST

Why you should know about colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer—in which the cells in the colon or rectum become abnormal and divide uncontrollably, forming a tumor—is the third most common cancer in the world.

Mar 4, 2019 2:20 IST

Colorectal cancer in India: Key findings and recommendations

Colorectal cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the country and is caused due to poor lifestyle habits such as drinking or smoking.

Mar 3, 2019 11:20 IST

Exercise and eat right to keep colorectal cancer at bay

Colorectal cancer is one of the top five cancers in our country, and is prevalent among both males and females.

Mar 2, 2019 4:30 IST

Know the risk factors of colorectal cancer

Lack of physical activity, smoking, and consumption of alcohol increase the chances of developing the disease, says leading oncologist.

Mar 1, 2019 12:30 IST

Colorectal cancer on the rise, says expert

Common risk factors include advancing age, positive family history, and consumption of tobacco or alcohol.