How can Radiology help to treat Bowel Cancer?
Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal cancer, is a significant global health concern. It is the third most diagnosed cancer worldwide, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. According to Bowel Cancer Australia, 15,610 Australians are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year, with 5,354 Australians every year passing away from the condition. Additionally, it is also the deadliest form of cancer for Australians aged between 25 and 49.
June is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, and so we are going to explore the vital role played by medical imaging and radiology clinics in identifying and treating bowel cancer, while enhancing patient care and survival rates.