Bowel cancer symptoms: FIVE signs that you should see a doctor

CANCER symptoms vary dependent on where the tumour is in the body. You should see a GP if you show these signs of bowel cancer.
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ConclusionsDeprived CRC patients with synchronous liver-limited metastases have worse survival than more affluent patients. Lower rates of liver resection in more deprived patients is a contributory factor.
Source: European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO) - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
BOWEL cancer symptoms can range from changes in normal bowel habit to losing weight. But sometimes when the cancer grows and becomes advanced it can cause bowel obstruction. Other signs then begin to show and if this happens you need emergency help.
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The subject of colorectal neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs), subdivided into well-differentiated NENs, termed neuroendocrine tumours (NETs; grade (G) 1 and 2), and poorly-differentiated NENs, termed neuroendocrine carcinomas (NECs; G3) according to the 2010 World Health Organisation (WHO) classification, has arguably not had as much attention or study as NENs occurring in other sites. Colorectal NETs and NECs are however easier to study than many others since they are usually not difficult to remove and are increasingly detected because of intensified colorectal cancer screening and surveillance programs. Colorectal NETs and...
Source: Neuroendocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may not make patients feel necessarily sick. You could reveal whether you ’re at risk of bowel cancer by checking your poo. Does your stool look like this?
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BOWEL cancer symptoms can be subtle and won ’t always necessarily make you ill. However, one way to detect the disease is by looking at the colour of your stools. Here’s what to look out for.
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Researchers from University College London found that when screening tests were sent out in the post in 2015, 51 per cent of people failed to return them, increasing their risk of dying from the disease.
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People are missing out on a test that could reduce their risk of dying from the disease, a cancer charity says.
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(Cancer Research UK) Half (51 percent) of people invited to bowel screening for the first time in 2015 didn't take part, according to the latest figures from Cancer Research UK.
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BOWEL  cancer symptoms include a persistent change in toilet habits, finding blood in your stools, or even unexplained weight loss. But, you should also never ignore this stomach sign, as it could be a warning of the deadly disease.
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These recommendations from the UK National Screening Committee suggest that bowel cancer screening in England should start 10 years earlier. Following a review of the evidence, the committee recommends that screening should be offered from aged 50 to 74 using the faecal immunochemical home test kit (FIT). Screening people at a younger age would enable more bowel cancers to be picked up at an earlier stage, where treatment is likely to be more effective and survival chances improved.
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