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Colon Cancer

Colon Cancer also called colorectal cancer is cancer of the lining of the colon and or the rectum. The cells in the colon grow abnormally, creating growthes called polyps.Some polyps start out as known cancerous if not removed. Best way to prevent colon cancer is to eat balanced diet.

Colon Symptoms

1. Change in bowel habits (constipation or diarrhea)

2. Unusual stomoch or gas pains

3. Very narrow stool

4. A feeling that the bowel has not emptied completely after passing stool

5. Unexplained Weight loss

6. Fatigue

Detection Test

Since colon cancer often has no symptoms, routine screening this type of cancer is very important Screening test.

1. Fecal occult blood test.

2. Flexible sigmoidoscopy

3. Colonoscopy

Treatments Available

1.Surgery colostomy & Keywhole surgery

2. Hipec( a new treatment of in case of recurrent)

3. Rediation Therapy

4. Chemotherapy

5. Biological Therapy

Advantages of Keywhole Surgery

Quicker & Short hospital stay (in some cases as little as two days)

Experience lesser pain from your wound

Get back to our normal activity quicker

Have smaller scars

Have a reduced risk of developing other problems (including hernias and adhesions)

 

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