By Stephen Fisher
"This ebook will retailer many lives, probably yours or that of a enjoyed one—it palms readers with all of the info they should turn into trained health-care shoppers and guard their very own health." Robert Tufft, M.D., Diplomate, American Board of inner medication Colon melanoma & the Polyps Connection is the first-and in basic terms e-book exploring the reasons, treatments and prevention of colorectal melanoma. promises the entire proof you want to make the proper judgements touching on your health—especially prevention. each year, over one-million North american citizens are chanced on to have polyps (colorectal melanoma develops from polyps)—and 150,000 of these are clinically determined with colorectal melanoma. approximately 1 in three humans over age 50 have polyps and 56,000 North americans die every year from colon cancer—more than from breast or prostate cancers! during this consultant, writer Stephen Fisher, a colorectal melanoma survivor, tells how he waged a private and logical attack in this sickness, condensing day-by-day magazine entries of his emotions and fears, together with his ordeals of attempting to find solutions, discovering medical professionals, enduring remedies and at last, how he confronted his personal mortality. Fisher stocks what he discovered from his personal exhaustive examine and his participation in a $25-million, government-funded study—the PPT, or Polyp Prevention Trial—which specializes in prevention and vitamin. This complete advisor comprises phrases, tactics, remedies, clinical proof and information from the yankee melanoma Society and nationwide melanoma Institute. Plus entire chapters on fats, fiber, end result, greens, and the Computer-Assisted nutrition overview created through the PPT!
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In this rare inherited disease, hundreds of polyps develop in the large bowel. Gardner's syndrome is a similar condition. About 1% of all cases of colorectal cancer are caused by genetic polyps developing from such diseases. Average Risk Everyone who is not in one of the high-risk categories just described is considered to be of average risk. There is no low-risk category. w It is Polyps & Bowel Cancer 15 estimated that 55% to 85% of the people who develop colorectal cancer fall into the average-risk category.
We are often tempted to ignore the signals our bodies give us when something is wrong. In our culture, we also are often uncomfortable discussing matters dealing with excretion of body wastes. In addition, many polyps and early cancers fail to produce any symptoms whatsoever. The advice is, be aware! Listen to your body. Follow your doctors recommendations on screening tests appropriate for Symptoms That Force Action 33 your age and risk level. Catching a disease in its early stages provides patients with a markedly better chance for a cure.
Average Risk Everyone who is not in one of the high-risk categories just described is considered to be of average risk. There is no low-risk category. w It is Polyps & Bowel Cancer 15 estimated that 55% to 85% of the people who develop colorectal cancer fall into the average-risk category. 27 The only point on which all medical authorities agree is that no "safe haven" exists. Every year hundreds of thousands of average-risk people are diagnosed with polyps. 28 Whether you are at average risk or high risk, your position changes with age.
Colon Cancer & the Polyps Connection by Stephen Fisher