All About Colon Cancer
Colon cancer, which is also commonly known as Bowen or Colorectal cancer is by count the third cancerous deformity known to both men and women. From its name, colorectal cancer grows and affects the colon of the human body. In every human, the colon is known to be the largest part of the large intestine. The leftovers from the digested food move through the colon before stopping at the rectum, then down to the anus.
Often, we get patients who never noticed any form of symptoms whatsoever. This is because cancer grows mostly in silence, without sending obvious symptoms to any part of the body. Awareness campaigns have been organized by a few private and public health organizations, to spread the news on colorectal cancer, and its prevention. Aside from raising awareness of colon cancer, these campaign groups have also been out to reduce the stigma colorectal cancer attracts to its patients.
Because of how deadly and sneaky this cancer eats up its victim, the treatment options and procedures have been limited. According to cancer specialists at the Cancer Cancer, America, the treatment options administered to a patient is dependent on the age, the stage at which it has gotten, and cancer’s behavior. The cancer treatment include; surgery, chemotherapy, targetted therapy, radiation therapy, and others.
Eight Early Signs of Colorectal Cancer in Adults
Earlier on when we talked about the symptoms of colon cancer and how it eats slowly. However, if an adult should note the common signs cancer shows before it approaches a critical stage, the damage could be minimized and in rare cases cured. Let’s take a look at these few signs eminent in colon cancer patients.