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Bowel problems

Colon cancer (symptom description): Colon cancer is listed as a type of or related-symptom for symptom Bowel problems.

Colon cancer (symptom description): For a medical symptom description of 'Colon cancer', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Bowel problems (type of symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Colon cancer' may be possible.

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Colon cancer: Related Medical Topics

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Colon cancer: Colon cancer is listed as an alternate name or description for Colorectal cancer. For a medical symptom description of 'Colon cancer', the following disease information may be relevant to the symptoms: Colorectal cancer (disease information). However, numerous other possible causes of the symptom may be possible.

Colon cancer (medical condition): Cancer of the colon (bowel) or rectum.

Colon cancer (medical condition): Colorectal cancer refers to cancer of the colon (bowel) or cancer of the rectum, depending on the region affected. It is an under-diagnosed condition because it has no early symptoms. Even when symptoms occur, both the symptoms and the diagnostic tests required are considered embarrassing by many, leading to delayed diagnosis. However, early diagnosis is crucial as colon cancer is a leading cause of death.

Colon cancer: Colorectal cancer is cancer of the colon or rectum. The colon and the rectum are part of the body's digestive system, which removes nutrients from food and stores waste until it passes out of the body. The colon and rectum form an almost 7 foot long muscular tube called the large intestine (also called the large bowel). (Source: excerpt from Colorectal Cancer: NWHIC)

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