Colon Cancer Risks, Symptoms And Prevention

Your digestive system plays a critical role in processing nutrients and removing harmful toxins from your body.  It’s composed of the large and small intestines, stomach, and esophagus.

The upper portion of the large intestine is referred to as the colon while the lower portions are known as the rectum and anal canal.  Cancers of these areas of the body are sometimes referred to jointly colorectal cancers.

Overall, slightly more men than women are diagnosed with colorectal cancers but the lifetime risk is approximately 5% or 1-in-20 people….Readmore

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