What is a most common manifestation of colon cancer?

No symptom. Get a colonoscopy if age over 50, sooner if family history of colon cancer or having symptoms ( blood in stool, prologued diarrhea, unexplained abd pain, weight loss, bowel obstruction).

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What is a common manifestation of colon cancer?

Rectal bleeding. Rectal bleeding and or abdominal pain are common symtoms but most early colon cancers are asymptomatic. So the best way to check for colon cancer is to do screening tests to check the inside of the colon by means of colonoscopy or a barium enema study. Read more...

What symptoms are common in colon cancer?

Some late symptoms. Are rectal bleeding or black stools (melena) depending on location of cancer, abdominal pain, distention, change in bowel habits. But these are late signs. To catch them early, you need fecal occult blood test or colonoscopy. Read more...

What are the common symptoms of colon cancer?

Sometimes. They don't have any, and discovered on screening colonoscopy. These have the best prognosis. The earliest symptom is probably bleeding, but at first you need occult blood testing to detect small amount of bleeding. Then gross blood, then obstruction and perforation symptoms, such as cramps, pain, fever, chills, and even peritonits. These have much worse prognosis, so get colonoscopy at age 50. Read more...

Is colon cancer common in young men 22 years old?

Not common, but. There are some rare genetic disorders that can lead to early onset colon cancer. Read more...
It depends. Your risk factors. Usually we would not screen a 22 year old for colon cancer. However if you have certain inherited family syndromes and certain diseases such as ulcerative colitis and chrons disease, then you would be at risk for colon cancer at an early age. Hope this helps. Read more...
Not usaually. Colon cancer is not common before age 50 unless you have a strong family history of early colon cancers. Read more...