ST Podcast: When we should be worried about colorectal cancer

In this episode, ST correspondent Joyce Teo (right) and podcasting head Ernest Luis (left) host Dr Lai Jiunn Herng (centre) from Lai Endoscopy and Colorectal Surgery at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre. They discuss the symptoms of colorectal cancer,  the No. 1 cancer here in Singapore.

Health Check Ep 17: When we should be worried about colorectal cancer

9:44 mins

Synopsis: In this fortnightly podcast series on Wednesdays, The Straits Times guides you to healthier living and debunks the myths with expert guests. 

In this episode, ST correspondent Joyce Teo and podcasting head Ernest Luis host Dr Lai Jiunn Herng from Lai Endoscopy and Colorectal Surgery at Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre.

They discuss the symptoms of colorectal cancer,  the No. 1 cancer here in Singapore.

They ask him the following questions:

1. Does bleeding in our stools mean we may have cancer?

2. What types of abdominal pain are cause for concern?

3. Should we be worried about unusual toilet habits?

4. What can we do to reduce our risk of colorectal cancer?

Produced by: Joyce Teo and Ernest Luis

Edited by: Adam Azlee

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