Most cases of colorectal cancer risk factors develop from non-cancerous adenomatous polyps through a process called adenoma-carcinoma sequence, and the risk of developing colorectal cancer increases with the increase in size.
Several epidemiological studies have indicated a number of genetic and environmental factors that can predispose to colorectal cancer.
Following is a list of risk factors:
Obesity, diabetes mellitus (especially type 2 diabetes), high waist girth are some other risk factors for colorectal cancer.
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To better understand the disease, watch the video below in which CancerBro meets Mr Collin, a colon cancer patient. This will help you to understand how colon cancer presents usually and what are the risk factors associated with it.
Following video explains the various RISK FACTORS for colon cancer.
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