Colorectal cancer, a malignancy that occurs in the colon or rectum, is a leading cause of cancer deaths, but can be detected and prevented through a colonoscopy. — TNS Men are slightly more likely than women to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer.However, everyone is at risk for developing the disease, especially after the age of 50. Already a subscriber? Log in. Start your ads-free experience now Monthly Plan RM13.90/month Subscribe Annual Plan RM12.33/month Billed as RM103.60/year Subscribe 1 month Free Trial For new subscribers only Subscribe Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards. Related stories:Cervical cancer: Facts, myths, and how you can prevent itHer knitted knocker gifts make breast cancer survivors feel whole againStomach pain is one of the symptoms of stomach cancerConsuming enough Vitamin D may help reduce dementia and prevent heart diseaseTaking statins alone won't decrease heart disease riskHeart disease risk decreasing among child cancer survivors Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience! Tags / Keywords: Cancer , colorectal cancer , screening Found a mistake in this article? Report it to us. What is the issue about? Spelling and grammatical error Factually incorrect Story is irrelevant This field is mandatory This field is mandatory Email (optional) Please enter valid email. Report issue Report issue Cancel Invalid captcha response. Please re-try again. Thank you for your report!