Q: Good morning. What is the best prevention against gastrointestinal tract cancers? Best regards.


A: The best prevention against colorectal cancer consists of subjecting the people over the ages of 50, who have no other risk factors apart from age and those over the ages of 40, with a family member suffering from colorectal cancer (  (parent, brother / sister, son / daughter) to preventive examinations such as fecal occult blood test, sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy.