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How does bowel cancer change your overall health?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Depends

It depends in the stage.
Early stage bowel cancer can be effectively treated with survival that often exceeds 10 years. Talk to your doctor about your stage and prognosis.

In brief: Depends

It depends in the stage.
Early stage bowel cancer can be effectively treated with survival that often exceeds 10 years. Talk to your doctor about your stage and prognosis.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Varies

Bowel cancer (colon or rectal) can present with fatigue, weight loss, diarrhea or constipation, anemia, bloody stools.
The health impact depends on cancer extent, type of treatment (surgery, radiation or chemo). Treatments can cause long-term bowel habit changes;there is a need for healthier diet use (less fat &red meat, more veggies & fiber) to help prevent recurrence.

In brief: Varies

Bowel cancer (colon or rectal) can present with fatigue, weight loss, diarrhea or constipation, anemia, bloody stools.
The health impact depends on cancer extent, type of treatment (surgery, radiation or chemo). Treatments can cause long-term bowel habit changes;there is a need for healthier diet use (less fat &red meat, more veggies & fiber) to help prevent recurrence.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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