There are several factors researchers have linked to high risk for colon cancer. Diet, exercise, and screening habits are just a few of them.
Since we are aware of these factors, we can take action to ensure our overall health to avoid cancers and other diseases.
Colon cancer is regarded as the most preventable, yet least prevented cancer. This is because better lifestyle choices and increased screening rates have been proven to reduce colon cancer incidence. A few modifiable lifestyle changes can make a world of difference in the prevention of colon cancer.
This great infographic from the Cleveland Clinic depicts the measures you can take to reduce your risk for even even prevent colon cancer.