Warning Signs You're Getting Colon Cancer According to Doctors

Never ignore these overt symptoms of colon cancer.

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States, but the survival rate is 91% if the cancer is diagnosed at a localized stage. "Many young people don't recognize colorectal cancer symptoms, don't pay attention to them or aren't sure what to do or who to talk to," says Yi-Qian Nancy You, MD, MHSc, associate professor in Surgical Oncology. "But knowing the symptoms, taking action and catching cancer as early as possible are the best ways to beat it." Here are five signs of colon cancer, according to doctors.

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