The Top 10 Cancers Affecting Men

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3.Colorectal Cancer

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In 2016, more than 71,000 men are predicted to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. Men above 50 years of age are more prone to colorectal cancer, and all ethnic groups are affected equally by this disease. Colorectal cancer can be prevented by following a healthy lifestyle. Heavy drinking, smoking, sedentary lifestyle, obesity, and a diet replete with processes meats elevate the risks of getting this disease. A diet rich in vegetables and fruits, not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, regular activity, and vigorous workout can prevent this condition. Regular screening tests can help to ensure early diagnosis and goes a long way in mitigating the mortality rate of this type of cancer.

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