Preventing colorectal cancer

07 January 2020 | CommunityGeneral News

Asst Prof Tan Ker Kan, Consultant from the Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery at NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine commented that colorectal cancer is the most common form of cancer amongst Singaporeans, with 9,800 newly diagnosed cases between 2011 and 2015. Prof Tan also shared about the “National Colorectal Cancer Screening Plan” which encourages Singaporeans to go for check-ups for early detection.