Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer diagnosed in the UK. Most people diagnosed with it are over the age of 60.
Bowel cancer is a general term for cancer that begins in the large bowel. Depending on where the cancer starts, bowel cancer is sometimes called colon or rectal cancer.
Symptoms of bowel cancer
The three main symptoms of bowel cancer are:
The symptoms of bowel cancer can be subtle and don't necessarily make you feel ill.
However, it's worth waiting for a short time to see if they get better as the symptoms of bowel cancer are persistent.
Visit the following websites for symptom checker and more information.
Published: Apr 4, 2018