EARLY DIAGNOSIS

Are you younger than 50? These 5 steps can save your life! 1. Talk with your family about hereditary deseases. 5 to 10% of all colorectal cancer cases are familial. Open conversations with your family can help to identify your risk. Affected families should develop an individual prevention plan with their doctors, which should start…

PREVENTION

Are you over 50? Use the health insurance program! Colorectal cancer arises from initially benign polyps. Having polyps found and removed prevents these from turning into colorectal cancer. Blood in the stool may be an indication of bleeding polyps or tumors. Starting at age 50, men and women with an average risk for developing colorectal…

COLON CANCER IN YOUR FAMILY

If a family member has colon cancer or cancer precursors, your risk is doubled! Several cases of colorectal cancer, uterine cancer or stomach cancer within the family can indicate a particular hereditary form of colorectal cancer (HNPCC / Lynch syndrome or FAP). Affected families should develop an individual plan with their doctors, which provides early…

I HAVE COLON CANCER

Crap! But you are not alone. Find help! Colorectal cancer is one of the most highly treatable of all the gastrointestinal cancers and with early diagnosis and effective treatment people can LIVE with colorectal cancer. Prepare yourself for conversations with doctors: What is Colorectal Cancer? – EuropaColon Treatment – EuropaColon Listen to other patients: Patient…

I LIVE WITH A STOMA

With a stoma you can still live your life to the full. Also after a relocation – just be patient! Watch this video to learn: anything is possible! Detailed information: Ostomies – American Cancer Society Inc. We are happy to receive further website links you find helpful to this topic: info[at]rote-hose.org Thank you. < HOME...

EXAMINATIONS

Unnecessary fear of examinations contributes to the late diagnosis of the disease! People are unnecessarily afraid of examinations, due to a simple lack of information, or out-dated knowledge. Get informed! Colonoscopy The whole procedure takes less than 1 day. The purgative part is like a healthy, short fasting. It starts the afternoon before the treatment….

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WHAT CAN I DO? Everyone is called to spread the RED PANTS´ message regarding the prevention and early diagnosis of colorectal cancer, staying with the motto: “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” @ Theodore Roosevelt Order and distribute our > Products Like and share our > RED PANTS Facebook page…