Over the years, beware of “marital cancer”
At the end of March, 65-year-old Uncle Wang, a resident of Harbin City, came to the hospital because of continuous blood in his stool. The director of colorectal surgery at the hospital diagnosed it as rectal cancer.
At the beginning of the year, Uncle Wang’s wife also had surgery here because of colon cancer.
In just less than 3 months, the old couple have developed cancer one after another. What is going on?
According to experts, both husbands and wives develop cancer, or they develop the same or successive onsets. The cancerous parts are the same or different. This is the so-called “couple cancer”, which has been gradually observed by the medical community in recent years.A phenomenon.
“Couple cancer” has been increasing in recent years. Last year in the short term, the hospital received 7 consecutive couples with the same type of cancer.
So what causes couple cancer?
Can cancer be transmitted?
Experts say that cancer is not contagious, and couples are zero-degree relatives, and there is no genetic problem.
The same lifestyle and eating habits are the main culprits leading to “couple cancer”; especially elderly couples over 60 years of age, because living together for a long time, living habits are highly consistent, one side has cancer, the other side must be more vigilant”Couple cancer” struck.
Specifically, the occurrence of “couple cancer” is mainly caused by the following factors: pay attention to cleanliness and ensure the health of sexual life; adjust the diet structure and quit bad habits.
For example, eat less high-fat foods and sweets; eat less salted, smoked, fried, grilled and food containing food additives; do not eat moldy foods; do not drink a lot of alcohol; do not smoke, stay away from smoking environments; eat more green vegetables, Legumes and fresh fruits, high protein lean meat, eggs, fresh milk and other foods.
If you stick to a healthy and proper diet, 30% to 40% of cancers can be prevented.
Therefore, experts caution that the key to cancer is prevention.
One spouse has bad habits, and the other should improve in a benign way.
If it is already “couple cancer”, it is extremely important to maintain an optimistic attitude.
At the same time, we should consciously change our living habits and exercise appropriately.
I hope that every couple can develop a scientific and reasonable lifestyle and live a good life together.