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Cómo hablar con un ser querido sobre la prueba del cáncer de colon y de recto (cáncer colorrectal)

Begins, "I care about you."

"I want you to do everything you can to be with us much longer." "I want you to get tested for colon and rectal cancer so you do not have to worry about that. " Explain the reasons why you should get tested. "Cancer of the colon and rectum is one of the most frequent and causing more deaths. People over 50 are at greater risk. " "If the doctor will find a tumor in the colon can be removed before they become dangerous." Offer him support. "What part of the test is the one you care? " "What I can do to make it easier to get tested?" "I know it's uncomfortable, but the test does not last long."


Here are some tips on how to help your friend or loved one:

  • Internet searches descriptions of the different types of tests.
  • Help him to make an appointment for testing.
  • If you are between 50 and 75 years, give a good example. Become a screening test for colon and rectal cancer and tell how it went.
  • Offers lead to the appointment to be tested.

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