Colon Cancer: Can Yogurt Prevent?

The article was made by doctors of Internal Oncology, Radiation Oncology Center, Vinmec Times City International General Hospital.
Colon cancer is one of the most common diseases in our country with a higher rate of men than women. The disease usually appears between the ages of 40-45, and tends to increase with age. Many people get colon cancer from a pre-existing adenoma (or adenoma).

1. The link between yogurt and colon cancer

Many studies look at the link between cancer risk and food. Habits of eating foods high in fiber such as vegetables and fruits and reducing consumption of red and processed meat have been studied and shown to reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Yogurt is a very familiar food to Vietnamese people, but it seems that men eat less yogurt than women.
Due to the content of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron and many vitamins A, B12, C, D... so yogurt is beneficial for health and is a popular food in the daily diet. Moreover, currently on the market yogurt also has a variety of delicious flavors and colors.
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Sữa chua có tác dụng gì trong việc hỗ trợ điều trị bệnh ung thư đại tràng ?
The use of yogurt is mentioned a lot for the digestive system and beauty, in this article we would like to introduce another use of yogurt that is related to colon cancer, especially in men.
The US National Cancer Institute (NCI) estimates that there will be 145,600 new cases of colorectal cancer in 2019. The NCI also notes that about 4.2% of adults will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. throughout their lives. Although many factors contribute to a person's risk of developing colon cancer, one of the most prominent is diet. Adhering to a healthy diet will help prevent this form of cancer.
Currently, which diet is most useful in protecting people from colon cancer is not well understood. Therefore, recent studies have investigated the association between different foods and the risk of causing adenomas or precancerous lesions.
Researchers from the Harvard T.H. School of Public Health. Chan in Boston and multiple partner organizations have found a link between a reduced risk of pre-colon cancer in men and high consumption of yogurt.

2. Risk decreased by 19% for men who ate yogurt

A few studies have reported that eating higher amounts of yogurt may reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, likely thanks to the gut microbiome.
"However, no studies have evaluated the association between yogurt intake and colon precancerous lesions," the study authors from the School of Public Health in Boston - USA, explain in section present their articles.
To investigate the link between yogurt consumption and the risk of developing pre-colon cancer, the study analyzed information regarding diet and adenoma formation in 32,606 men and 55,743 cases. female suit.
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Ăn sữa chua hằng ngày giúp phòng tránh các bệnh đại tràng
All participants agreed to have a colonoscopy between 1986 and 2012. This procedure allows doctors to detect any abnormal growths inside the colon.
In addition, all participants provided information regarding their lifestyle and eating habits every 4 years, including information regarding yogurt consumption.
During the study period, the researchers recorded the growth of 5,811 adenomas in men and 8,116 adenomas in women.
Men who consumed two or more servings of yogurt per week were 19% less likely to develop precancerous bowel disease (common adenoma) than men who did not eat yogurt.
Furthermore, men who consumed two or more servings of yogurt per week were 26% less likely to develop abnormalities with the possibility of developing colon malignancies.

3. Yogurt May Have Anti-Inflammatory Effects

Although this is an observational study - which means only establishing associations without stating a cause-and-effect relationship, the authors believe this association across a large number of participants indicates see the potential of a cause-and-effect relationship. However, why can consuming yogurt help prevent abnormal growths in the colon? The researchers have several hypotheses as follows:
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Hình ảnh mô phỏng tình trạng của căn bệnh ung thư đại tràng
Common probiotic products used in yogurt are Lactobacillus bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus, which can reduce levels of carcinogens. Alternatively, the stronger link between yogurt intake and colon cancer could be attributed to the low pH in the colon, which is favorable for probiotics. Yogurt may also reduce the risk of adenomas by having an anti-inflammatory effect on the lining of the colon and improving bowel dysfunction. At Vinmec International General Hospital, there is a Colon Cancer Screening and Early Detection Package, which includes all the necessary tests to help detect colon cancer early even when there are no symptoms.
When registering for the Colon Cancer Screening and Early Detection Package, customers will receive:
Gastroenterology Specialist Examination (by appointment) Perform tests such as: Complete colonoscopy with NBI endoscope , with anesthesia; Diagnostic colonoscopy with flexible bronchoscope (with NBI machine, with anesthesia). To register for examination and treatment at Vinmec International General Hospital, you can contact Vinmec Health System nationwide, or register online HERE
Reference source: Medicalnews
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