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ALL PAGES WITH TAG: Colorectal cancer

  • Living with

    Bowel cancer can affect your daily life in different ways, depending on what stage it is at and what treatment you are having.

    How people cope with their diagnosis and treatment varies from person to person. There are several forms of support available if you need it.

    Not all of these ...

  • Organization

    • A Task force (Dr. Ann Zeuner, Dr. Lidia Colace, Prof. Ruggero De Maria) based in Rome at the Italian National Institute of Health (ISS - Istituto Superiore di Sanità).
    • A Communication Manager who organizes and manages all the communication activities related to the project.
    • ...
  • Our mission

    • Promoting integration between the major specialized colorectal cancer centers in the Mediterranean area.
    • Fostering knowledge and technology sharing between the centers operating in the field of research and treatment of colorectal cancer in Mediterranean countries.
    • Creating a coalition-bui...
  • Prevention

    There are some things that increase your risk of bowel cancer that you can't change, such as your family history or your age.

    However, there are several ways you can lower your chances of developing the condition.



    Research suggests making changes to your...

  • Screening

    Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK. If it's detected at an early stage, before symptoms appear, it's easier to treat and there's a better chance of surviving it.

    To detect cases of bowel cancer sooner, two types of bowel cancer screening are generally offe...

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