Colorectal Cancer

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) statistic, there are approximately 746,000 men and 614,000 women and about 18 out of 100,000 people worldwide are found to have colorectal cancer. There are three options to treat Colorectal cancer: Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy.

Colorectal Cancer Screening

Nowadays, colorectal cancer screening can be performed in several ways, and the most convenient, fast and inexpensive method is the “Fecal Occult Blood Test”, in which a stool sample is sent to a laboratory. If a result is positive, there may be blood in stool, and it is highly recommended to consult a specialist doctor. Colorectal cancer screening also includes advanced medical imaging, such as Barium Enema, Virtual Colonoscopy using high-speed computer X-ray.

Reduce colorectal cancer risk

Behavioral change to reduce colorectal cancer risk:

1. Avoid over-grilled food
2. Eat fruits and vegetables often
3. Regular exercise
4. Colonoscopy

Robotic Colorectal Surgery