Many people do not experience any symptoms when colon cancer is in early stages, according to Mayo Clinic. The presence and severity of symptoms depends on where the cancer is located in the colon. A change in bowel habi... More »

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The signs and symptoms of colon cancer include rectal bleeding, diarrhea, constipation and chronic stomach discomfort, according to Mayo Clinic. However, symptoms can vary depending on the extent of the condition. In man... More »

The standard treatments for colon cancer are surgery, radiofrequency ablation, cryosurgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted therapy, according to the National Cancer Institute. The therapy used is largely ba... More »

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There are no symptoms during the early stages of colon cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. For this reason, the ACS recommends doctors screen men and women for this disease when they reach age 50. Those wit... More »

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Pain is a rare symptom with colon cancer, especially in the early stages, as EMedicineHealth explains. Abdominal pain due to colon cancer typically only occurs if the cancer causes perforation or blockage of the bowel. More »

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The signs and symptoms of colon cancer include rectal bleeding, diarrhea, constipation and chronic stomach discomfort, according to Mayo Clinic. However, symptoms can vary depending on the extent of the condition. In man... More »

Persistent abdominal pain, sometimes associated with gas or cramps, may occur in patients with colon cancer, states Mayo Clinic. In the early stages of the disease, there are often no symptoms. When symptoms occur, they ... More »

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