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A cancerous tumor is malignant and may spread to the other parts of the body by traveling through blood and lymph systems, this process is known as metastasis. Whereas a benign tumor can grow but don t necessarily spread to other parts o...more
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As mentioned above a change in bowel movements is one of the main signs of colon cancer. Some of the other co...more
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Faecal immunochemical test for occult blood: this test is done on stool. It is used mostly as a screening test.
Colonoscopy: it is a procedure in which a flexible thin tube with a camera is passed and colon is seen from inside.
Biopsy: if any abnormality is seen on colonoscopy then a tiny bit of it is taken and examined under a microscope.
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In some cases, surgery is the only remedy for colon cancer. Depending on the progression of your cancer, if surgery becomes necessary, you should consider undergoing laparoscopic surgeries.
What is a laparoscopic surgery?
While most surgeries are open, where a large incis...more
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A person is said to have constipation under the following conditions
Fewer than three bowel movements in a week
Trouble passing stools
Having dry, hard, unusually large stools The reasons why people get ...more
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