Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is the second leading cause of death from cancers that affect both men and women, even though it is among the most preventable cancers. Your risk of getting colorectal cancer increases as you get older. However, new statistics show that the burden of disease is shifting toward younger adults. To increase understanding of risks, prevention, screening options, and treatment for both colon cancer and rectal cancer, Mayo Clinic colorectal cancer experts have answered questions through a series of short videos.
In Part 1, we wrote about the basics of colorectal cancer; Part 2 addresses certain risk factors, and what you can do to prevent the risk of developing CRC.
Part 2: Risks and prevention
The videos relate to questions posted by members on Mayo Clinic Connect
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