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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Accurate information on aggressiveness and tumor staging form the basis for prostate cancer treatment

In western countries, prostate cancer is the most common cancer type in men. In its early stages, it is often...

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Should low-risk prostate cancer be left to active monitoring?

Active treatment vs. monitoring of localised low-risk prostate cancer has long been a contested topic. According to the results of...

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Docrates uses the newest drug therapies for breast cancer

New cancer drugs are being developed all the time, and new uses are being found for drugs already in use....

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“The future of cancer treatment” is already a reality in Finland – gene profiling may benefit all cancer patients

- Gene profiling is a new method for examining the characteristics of cancer tumors, which is currently useful in the...

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