*** symptoms of colon cancer ***
Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), which is the final part of your digestive tract. Most cases of colon cancer begin as small, noncancerous (benign) clumps of cells called adenomatous polyps. Over time some of these polyps can become colon cancers.Polyps may be small and produce few, if any, symptoms.
For this reason, doctors recommend regular screening tests to help prevent colon cancer by identifying and removing polyps before they turn into cancer.Signs and symptoms of colon cancer include:
• A change in your bowel habits, including diarrhea or constipation or a change in the consistency of your stool, that lasts longer than four weeks
• Rectal bleeding or blood in your stool
• Persistent abdominal discomfort, such as cramps, gas or pain
• A feeling that your bowel doesn’t empty completely
• Weakness or fatigue
• Unexplained weight loss
Colon cancer occurs in the large intestine, which can affect bowel habits. 90% of people with bowel cancer have one of the following combinations of symptoms: a persistent change in bowel habit – going more often, with looser stools and sometimes tummy (abdominal) pain. blood in the stools without other piles symptoms – this makes it unlikely the cause is hemorrhoids.
Local symptoms are those that have a direct effect on the colon or rectum. If you experience symptoms of colorectal cancer for an extended period of time, it is important that you visit your healthcare professional. Common local symptoms include:
Changes in your bowel habits
Alternating diarrhea and constipation
Rectal bleeding or blood in your stool
Abdominal bloating, cramps or discomfort
A feeling that your bowel doesn’t empty completely
Stools that are thinner than normal
What are the signs and symptoms of stage 4 colon cancer?
• stage 4 means your disease has traveled beyond your colon. You could have cancer cells in your liver, lungs, or other organs. Blood (usually dark red or black) in the stool.
• Constipation and diarrhea. …
• Long, thin, pencil-like stools. …
• Fatigue and weakness. …
• Abdominal pain or bloating.
The rectum is the last several inches of the large intestine. It starts at the end of the final segment of your colon and ends when it reaches the short, narrow passage leading to the anus.colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where they start. Colon cancer and rectal cancer are often grouped together because they have many features in common.Stage I cancers have a survival rate of 80-95 percent. Stage II tumors have survival rates ranging from 55 to 80 percent. A stage III colon cancer has about a 40 percent chance of cure and a patient with a stage IV tumor has only a 10 percent chance of a cure.
Many people with colon cancer don’t have symptoms. That’s why it is so important to keep up with routine screening tests. Thanks for watch subscribe to my channel awareness and precautions video
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