Bowel cancer symptoms: Five signs to look for when you go to the toilet

BOWEL cancer is any cancer that affects the colon and rectum. Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and the second biggest cancer killer. Knowing the early signs of the deadly disease is crucial and should not be ignored. What are the five signs to look out for when a person goes to the toilet?
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