Thousands of people will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year. Colon and rectal cancer can potentially be cured if diagnosed and treated in early stages. Signs and symptoms that may indicate cancer of the colon include:

  • Change in bowel habits
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Blood in the stool
  • Narrow stools
  • Anemia
  • Bloating, fullness or abdominal cramps
  • Feeling like the bowel does not empty completely
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Excessive fatigue

If you are experiencing any of these problems, call us immediately. Even if you are not experiencing symptoms now, you should not wait for them to appear: Colon and rectal cancer often begins with no symptoms at all. Early detection is the best approach, so it's important to have regular screenings.

To learn more about colon and rectal cancer and Minimally Invasive Surgery options, or to schedule a colonoscopy call 817.250.5900 or click here to request an appointment online.

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