Colorectal Cancer #1: Screening
The number of colorectal cancer patients is increasing worldwide with 1.8 million new cases in 2018. Compared to 2002, the number of new patients is 1.7 times higher. Most colorectal cancer patients can be cured with early detection and treatment and the key is to increase the screening rate. In this episode, we will introduce the features of the fecal occult blood test and endoscopy. Find out how to get tested and learn about the pitfalls of having an "it won't happen to me" attitude.