Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is a preventable, treatable, and beatable disease. More than 17,000 persons were estimated to be diagnosed with this type of cancer in the Philippines in 2020, and 9,000 died .
The Medical City Lead Advocate for CRC screening Dr. Jun Ruiz shares the essentials in preventing this cancer – why we screen, who we screen, and how we screen.
Dr. Jun R. Ruiz is a gastroenterologist and a lead advocate of The Medical City (TMC) Cancer Institute in Metro-Manila, Philippines.
Know how colon cancer starts from polyps, the symptoms and risks factors of CRC, the different screening methods, and how to prevent cancer. (DOH)