The following symptoms may appear with bowel cancer:
- Blood in or on the stool that turns it red or black
- When the air leaves the rectum, there is a discharge in small amounts of blood, mucus or stool at the same time.
- Changes in bowel habits, such as pencil-thin stools, constipation changing to diarrhea and vice versa.
- Recurring, cramping abdominal pain for more than 1 week
- Loud noises, rumbling in the abdomen, severe prolonged bloating
- Frequent urge to empty the bowels, stools with a strong unpleasant odor.
- Pallor, fatigue, tiredness, decreased performance, weight loss
- Palpable lumps in the abdomen and/or enlarged lymph nodes
If you have one or more of these symptoms: please contact your doctor! Naturally, these symptoms can be in other, benign bowel diseases. To do this, the cause of the symptoms must be clarified with the help of examinations.
Head of the Clinic for General, Visceral and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Head of the Clinic for General, Visceral, Thoracic and Endocrine Surgery
Head of the Clinic for General and Visceral Surgery