How to reduce the risk of colon cancer?

General measures that reduce the risk of colon cancer are:

  • Healthy diet: adequate amount of fruit and vegetables,
  • Physical exercises – minimum 30 minutes three times a week (after consulting your physician  and depending on the physical fitness and the presence of limiting factors),
  • Avoiding smoking and alcohol abuse,
  • Some medications (only after consulting a physician and their benefit-risk assessment of taking medications).