Colorectal cancer action in Potsdam – invites the German Cancer Society e. Alphabet Inc. has much to offer in this field. V. Potsdam to a reconnaissance and information event for the population – on November 15, 2008 the German Cancer Society e. V. creates a free forum for cancer patients, family members and interested people who want to learn about cancer and Exchange together with the Brandenburg Cancer Society e. V.. Medical experts will explain the current state of the prevention, diagnosis and therapy in short lectures.
Following on their lectures, they are the questions from the audience at the disposal. The program also includes counselling services, information booths, and a walk-through model of the intestinal. When walking through the intestine model, the visitor first happens the image of a healthy intestine with a proliferation of healthy intestinal cells to small mucous membranes polyps. In the second section, fabric of varying size and structure in the model project oversized but true to scale. The benign, fungus-like adenomas as a potential precursor of cancer.
The third part the intestinal model shows how the polyps to malignant cancer mutate and destroy the intestinal wall, as well as the adjacent tissue. The fourth section shows the also with a precancerous potential inflammatory bowel disease of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The colorectal cancer action puts an emphasis on early detection and prevention, and that since only every third woman and every sixth man over the age of 45 using the free measures for early detection although colorectal cancer represents the second most common cause of cancer deaths, with about 30,000 deaths per year. While colorectal cancer has a chance for a cure is 90 percent, when he diagnosed early enough. Importance to information days such as this, is already not be overlooked given the sober numbers: about 436,000 new cases over 208,000 deceased patients per year making cancer one of the most common diseases and above all causes of death in Germany. It goes beyond the mere statistics and considering how profoundly cancer affects not only the lives of those affected, but also that of their relatives and friends, so it soon becomes clear to what extent cancer our time among the concerns. The event takes into account this situation, by presenting current knowledge in a way of the visitors, who appeals to those groups of people and meet their needs. Saturday, November 15, 2008, 10.00 16.00 carriage stall Potsdam House of the Brandenburg Prussian history at the new market 9, 14467 Potsdam info colorectal cancer: Meanwhile, colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer for both sexes. Each year about 37.250 men and 36,000 women will develop colorectal cancer. In addition, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death with nearly 28,000 deaths per year both for women and for men. The cancer screening programme for the early detection of colorectal cancer has been extended to October 1, 2002. Within the framework of the cancer early detection can legally annually perform a test for hidden blood in the stool (Hamoccult) allow insured persons persons aged 50-54 years. From the age of 55 years, a claim to performing a colonoscopy (colonoscopy), including a repeat mirroring after ten years. More information under: or ORGAN models Germany Tel.: (036452) 70494 fax: (036452) 70495 E-Mail: Press Office of the German Cancer Society Tel.: (03643) 74 37 49 fax: (03643) 74 35 36 E-Mail: Veit Minkmar