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Is weight loss a common symptom of colon cancer?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

It can be a symptom but there are many other reasons for weight loss.
A thorough evaluation should be done by a qualified physician to determine the cause of the weight loss.

In brief: Maybe

It can be a symptom but there are many other reasons for weight loss.
A thorough evaluation should be done by a qualified physician to determine the cause of the weight loss.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Weight loss common with colon cancer.

In brief: Yes

Weight loss common with colon cancer.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Psychiatry

In brief: Cancer weight loss

We always try primarily to rule out cancer in any case of unexplained weight loss, not only colon.
Once we rule out cancer, any other cause will not be as severe or deadly.

In brief: Cancer weight loss

We always try primarily to rule out cancer in any case of unexplained weight loss, not only colon.
Once we rule out cancer, any other cause will not be as severe or deadly.
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Weight loss is common with any cancer including colon cancer.

In brief: Yes

Weight loss is common with any cancer including colon cancer.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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