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Pro League conducts awareness campaign against colon cancer

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The next two days in the Jupiler Pro League (1A) and the Proximus League (1B) will the professional clubs in cooperation with the non Stop colorectal Cancer point to the importance of screening and prevention of colon cancer. That leaves the Pro League Thursday know.

The campaign “don’t get sidelined by colon cancer” is Friday night kicked off on Stayen for the match STVV-RSC Anderlecht. At the same time will Lierse-Roeselare will start in Lier. The rest of the voetbalweekend and also during the weekend of 23, 24 and 25 February will be the players with a special shirt and a banner to draw attention to colon cancer.

Particularly like the Pro League and non-Stop colon Cancer the importance of screening and prevention stress. “If colon cancer is detected early, more than 90% chance of cure. Unfortunately, this happens still insufficient. A simple test of the stool can cause a lot of misery can be prevented and is an important weapon in the fight against colon cancer”, they write in a joint press release.

According to the vzw get 23 Belgians per day to hear that they have cancer, a day die five Belgians on the consequences of the disease. “However, there is a large chance of a cure, when colon cancer is detected early. Therefore, We believe it with all our clubs is very important to spread the message”, says Stijn Van Bever of the Pro League.

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