Revista Brasileira de Coloproctologia
Print version ISSN 0101-9880
SANTOS JR., Júlio César M. Anal canal and colorectal cancer: current features: II - colorectal cancer - risks factors and prevention. Rev bras. colo-proctol. [online]. 2007, vol.27, n.4, pp. 459-473. ISSN 0101-9880. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-98802007000400016.
The colorectal cancer is susceptible to prevention and curable. The key for those purposes is relatively simple and it can be applied in demographic scale. For so much, it is enough that we are capable to become aware the doctors, independent of his special area of performance, and provide to the people easiest reach to medical information on prophylaxis way and precocious diagnosis of that malignant tumor, above all, detaching the protecting factors and the one of risks, mainly the ones that are subject to being modified.
Keywords : Colorectal cancer; environmental risks factors; protective factors; prevention.