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What are the symptoms of rectal cancer?
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Dr. Rafael Lugo
Surgery
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In brief: None or bleeding
Anywhere from nothing to bleeding, to pressure or a mass or lump.
Don't wait for symptoms. Get checked. Symptoms are a late finding.

In brief: None or bleeding
Anywhere from nothing to bleeding, to pressure or a mass or lump.
Don't wait for symptoms. Get checked. Symptoms are a late finding.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
Dr. Rafael Lugo
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
In brief: Varies
Rectal cancer is similar to colon cancer except that it is in the lower end of the colon.
There may be no symptoms in early cases. Depending on the size and location of the cancer, there may be blood in stool, a feeling of fullness in the rectum and desire to pass stool, anemia, weight loss and symptoms from spread to adjoining organs.

In brief: Varies
Rectal cancer is similar to colon cancer except that it is in the lower end of the colon.
There may be no symptoms in early cases. Depending on the size and location of the cancer, there may be blood in stool, a feeling of fullness in the rectum and desire to pass stool, anemia, weight loss and symptoms from spread to adjoining organs.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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