Colon Cancer Symptoms
cancer can remain asymptomatically for years in your colon before it produces symptoms. Meanwhile, the tumor continues to grow and damage your colon. Most of the times, when
symptoms finally occur, the disease is already in advanced stages; chance of survival is very
if you have colon cancer, you will experience at least one of the following symptoms:
associated with fatigue
- blood in
constant urge to defecate
that your bowel does not empty completely
discomfort characterized by stomach cramps, gas or pain
change in bowels habits such as alternation between constipation and diarrhea.
Do not jump to any conclusion
if you experience stool discoloration; presence of blood in your stool does not mean you have
colon cancer. Certain conditions such as hemorrhoids can lead to rectal bleeding. In addition, certain foods
such as beets and red licorice can color your stool.