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Summary about Colorectal Cancer in Urdu

کولون نظام انہضام کا آخری حصہ ہے۔ اس حصے کا کینسر مردوخواتین میں پچاس سال کے بعد دیکھنے میں آتا ہے۔ تاہم یہ موض نوجوانوں کو بھی متاثر کر سکتا ہے۔ اس کی شروعات پولپس سے ہوتی ہے۔ اس لیے ضوری ہے کہ پولپس کی صورت میں معالج سے رابطہ کیا جائے اور اس کینسر سے بچا جا سکے۔

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Summary about Colorectal Cancer in English

90% of colorectal cancer cases occur in men and women in age 50 and older, and the risk of developing this cancer increases with age. However, as with most disease trends, this is not absolute, young people may also have colon cancer. Colon cancer is cancer of large intestine, the last part of your digestive tract. Most cases of colon cancer start with small groups of non-cancerous (benign) cells called adenomatous polyps. Over time, some of these polyps may progress to colon cancer. Polyps can be small and cause few symptoms. For this reason, doctors recommend regular exams to prevent colon cancer by identifying and removing polyps before they become cancerous. It is the 2nd most commonly occurred cancer worldwide.

Symptoms of Colorectal Cancer

Following symptoms are associated with this cancer

  • Abdominal pain
  • Blood in feces
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Vomiting
  • Lump in abdomen
  • Fatigue

Causes of Colorectal Cancer

The major factors which are responsible for its happening are following

  • Older age
  • Specific foods and toxins
  • Smoking
  • Previously suffered from other types of cancer