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Colorectal cancer: Everything you need to know – The Indian Express

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the fourth most common cause of cancer death worldwide, said Dr Deep Goel

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With COVID-19 grabbing the full attention of healthcare professionals, treatment of many fatal diseases has taken a hit – cancer being one of them, say experts. The second leading cause of death globally, cancer was responsible for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018. Out of the 9.6 million cancer deaths, colorectal cancer the most common cancer — contributed to 1.80 million deaths, mentioned Dr Deep Goel, Senior Director, consultant robotic surgeon, Department of Surgical Gastroenterology,…

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