Colorectal (colon and rectum) cancer was the second most common cancer after breast and the first among males and second among females in Peninsular Malaysia (National Cancer Registry Report 2006). Its incidence increases with age; and more common among males and highest among the Chinese population.
Symptoms & Signs
People with colorectal cancer may complain of diarrhoea or constipation or feeling incomplete emptying or passing blood in the stools. Some may experience abdominal pain or discomfort while some may feel tired or experience an unexplained loss of weight and appetite.
Several risk factors are thought to be involved. These include:
If you have any of the above symptoms or risk factors, please consult your doctor. Your doctor may recommend performing a sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. These procedures allow your doctor to examine the large intestine. Blood tests and other imaging tests may also be advised.
Colonoscopy is available now in SC Taman Megah & SC Ipoh.
|SC Taman Megah
79, Jalan SS 23/15, Taman SEA,
47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
275,Kampar Road, 30250 Ipoh, Perak.
Tel: 05-2559090, 2418484 Fax: 05-2419226
Operation Time: Monday- Friday : 7am -5pm
Saturday – Sunday : 7am – 1pm
Public Holiday : 7am – 1pm
For more information or to make appointment, please contact us at:
Tel : 1-800-88-7171 Email : [email protected]