6 ways to prevent colorectal cancer

People who eat the most processed meat have about a 17 per cent higher risk of developing colorectal cancer, compared with those who eat the least.
People who eat the most processed meat have about a 17 per cent higher risk of developing colorectal cancer, compared with those who eat the least.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Be alert to early warning signs, including blood in stool, frequent or loose stools, abdominal pain, bloating after eating, or weight loss.

See your GP if you are concerned. But do not panic.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 24, 2018, with the headline '6 ways to prevent colorectal cancer'. Print Edition | Subscribe