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(From The Nation (Thailand))
Byline: The Nation.
The number of people diagnosed with colo-rectal cancer is on the rise, experts warned yesterday.
Colo-rectal cancer attacks the colon or the rectum.
The warning included a plea for people at risk of developing colo-rectal cancer to get checked. This applied especially to those aged 50 and over or those with a family history of colo-rectal cancer.
A coalition of medical associations yesterday launched a joint campaign to educate the public about this cancer and promote screening.
"It's a shame to see people die of this cancer because it is preventable. It is also curable if …