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Signs Of Rectal Or Bowel Cancer

Bowel cancer or rectal cancer is a kind of malignancy that develops in the rectum or colon. The symptoms of bowel cancer are very similar to rectal cancer and hence, these two kinds of cancer are often clubbed together. In fact, the rectum is nothing but an extension of the bowel.More...

Diagnosing Small Bowel Cancer

Diagnosing Small Bowel Cancer

The small bowel is also known as the small intestine. It is about fifteen feet in length and it forms a major part of the digestive tract. The small bowel is responsible for breaking down food and allowing the body to absorb the nutrients required by it. Small bowel cancer is rather rare and just two percent of cases have been reported in the US.More...

 

End Stage Of Bowel Cancer

End Stage Of Bowel Cancer

As per some studies, bowel cancer is second most common malignancy to be diagnosed in Americans. The malignant tumor in the bowel tends to grow slowly and hence, there are few symptoms in the initial stages of the disease. It is only when the disease reaches a later stage does it get diagnosed, but by then it is often too late for a remission.More...

 

Exercise After Bowel Cancer Operation

Exercise After Bowel Cancer Operation

After a person has undergone a bowel cancer operation, one of the main questions that the person will have is when will he or she be able to get on with their normal life. Usually, after such a major operation, a person would need around two to six weeks to recover completely. However, the recovery period will depend on the kind of surgery done, the health of the person prior to the surgery, and medical problems the person may be having.More...

 

Bowel Cancer And Symptoms

Bowel Cancer And Symptoms

One of the reasons that prognosis of bowel cancer is not too good is due to the fact that most people hardly have any symptoms in the initial stages. They usually go for a check up when some bowel cancer symptoms occur and by then the cancer is so far advanced that the chances of recovery are not too good.

Bowel cancer can affects any part of the colon or rectum, but it has been noticed that frequently occurs in the lower part of the colon or rectum. The cancer begins as a polyp on the lining of colon or rectal wall. Occasionally bowel cancer can also develop inside the colon or rectal wall and then work its way outwards.More...

 

 

Advanced Bowel Cancer And Prognosis

Advanced Bowel Cancer And Prognosis

Bowel cancer is quite dangerous and prognosis is not very good. There is a reason for the prognosis not being very good. The reason is the location of the cancer. With bowel cancer, there are hardly any symptoms and therefore, people are diagnosed quite late during which time the cancer spreads and grows to advanced bowel cancer and prognosis for this is even worse.

As most people do not know that they have bowel cancer, it tends to grow large and spread easily to other parts of the body. However, the growth of the cancer is slow compared to other cancers. Those people who are diagnosed in the early stages of bowel cancer have a good chance of recovery. More...