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Learn more about Colon cancer

Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is colon cancer?

Cancer of the large intestines. It can be treated easily in the early stage, hence the general population is encouraged to go for screening with stool blood tests and colonoscopy (camera screening).

Symptoms of colon cancer

  • Family history of colon cancer

  • Diet rich in meat and fat

  • Stomach pain or tummy ache in a specific place

  • Abdominal pain

  • Stool has become narrower in caliber, like a pencil

  • Feeling unable to completely empty the bowels, despite trying

  • Blood in stool

  • Abdominal discomfort

Questions your doctor may ask to check for colon cancer

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose colon cancer

  • Do you have a family history of colon cancer?

  • Do you have a Western diet which is high in meat and fat?

  • Do you have abdominal (stomach) pain in any particular location?

  • Do you have abdominal pain (stomach ache)?

  • Has your stool become thin and narrow (like a pencil)?

Treatment for colon cancer

A specialist will confirm the diagnosis and recommend a treatment plan. The main types of treatment include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination of the above. Maintaining good nutrition is an important goal, as the cancer may cause poor appetite and food to become blocked in the intestines.

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