Symptoms of colorectal cancer

A local colon or rectal cancer may cause changes in colorectal functions (diarrhea, constipation, difficulty in defecating, flatulence), blood in faeces, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and general fatigue. A local cancer may also be fully asymptomatic.

Colorectal cancer may be discovered in a faecal examination if a microscopic amount of blood is found. Colon and rectal cancer are verified by taking a biopsy in connection with colonoscopy. Tumor staging is normally investigated through computed tomography. The local staging of rectal cancer can be revealed most accurately through magnetic resonance imaging.

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Published: 16.09.2020

Your safety is the most important to us

Many cancer patients have several concerns when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, e.g. how does the situation impact my...

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Published: 13.09.2020

Cancer and Coronavirus – FAQ

The coronavirus is a concern among cancer patients. We listed the most common concerns and the answers to them.

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Published: 31.08.2020

Genuinely personalised cancer treatment – What does it mean?

Genuinely personalised cancer treatment is based on genetics and individual needs. At Docrates Cancer Center, treatment is supervised by Chief...

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Published: 31.08.2020

Latest scientific information in oncology

The physicians of Docrates Cancer Center took part in a major event organised by the American Society of Clinical Oncology...

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