Prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer.

  title={Prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer.},
  author={Robert Levine and S Tenner and Hansj{\"o}rg Fromm},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={45 2},
Adherence to a low-fat, high-fiber diet and regular screening to detect and identify polyps at an early, more treatable stage may reduce deaths from colorectal cancer. Patients should be told that they can reduce their risk of colorectal cancer by increasing their intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grain cereals and decreasing their intake of fat. Although scientific controversy exists regarding the specific methods and intervals of screening for colorectal cancer, family physicians should… CONTINUE READING
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