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What are the symptoms of cancer? Blood in stool?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Too broad a question

Cancer at each site has specific symptoms.
Frank blood in stool is usually not a common symptom of even colon cancer. Some common symptoms are weight loos, weakness, mass or lump in an organ, change in bowel habits, cough etc. You may wish to be more specific in your question as to what type of cancer are you concerned about.

In brief: Too broad a question

Cancer at each site has specific symptoms.
Frank blood in stool is usually not a common symptom of even colon cancer. Some common symptoms are weight loos, weakness, mass or lump in an organ, change in bowel habits, cough etc. You may wish to be more specific in your question as to what type of cancer are you concerned about.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Jan Rakinic
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree

In brief: Need to know more

Different cancers have different symptoms; blood in stool may be one, but it is also very common in the absence of cancer.
Please ask your question with more specifics, and the answer will be more helpful.

In brief: Need to know more

Different cancers have different symptoms; blood in stool may be one, but it is also very common in the absence of cancer.
Please ask your question with more specifics, and the answer will be more helpful.
Dr. Jan Rakinic
Dr. Jan Rakinic
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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Blood, change in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss.

In brief: Yes

Blood, change in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss.
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
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