September 23, 2014
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Symptoms of colorectal cancer

Symptoms of colorectal cancer may include:

  • change in bowel habits
  • alternating diarrhea and constipation
  • blood in the stool
  • narrower-than-normal stools
  • feeling that the bowel does not empty completely
  • rectal bleeding
  • persistent abdominal bloating, feelings of fullness, and cramps
  • unexplained weight loss
  • constant tiredness and unexplained anemia

If you notice any of these symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible.

 
This article on colorectal cancer has been compiled from materials provided by the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada, www.ccac-accc.ca.

Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada


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