Colon Cancer Symptoms

An Overview of Adenomatous Polyps

An Overview of Adenomatous Polyps

Adenomatous polyps are the most common type of polyps. They carry an increased risk of growing larger and becoming cancerous. An adenomatous polyp, also known as an adenoma, is a neoplastic growth (abnormal growth) that can form on the lining of the...

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Colon Cancer Symptoms

Blood in your stool or a change of bowel habits are indications of colon cancer. Learn what to discuss with your doctor and the importance of screening.

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Common Causes of Colon Cancer Pain

Learn about the common causes of pain from colon cancer, its sources, how to talk to your doctor about it and how it's treated. Does colon cancer hurt? Worrying that something is going to cause you pain is a completely normal reaction to...

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Best At-Home Colon Cancer Tests

Testing at home makes it convenient to get screened for colon cancer. We researched the best at-home colon cancer tests based on ease of use, reviews, cost, insurance or payment options, and more.

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Rectal Prolapse Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Rectal prolapse can be a source of anal bleeding and discomfort. Find out more about this condition along with its causes, diagnosis, and treatments. Probably the most common sign heralding colon cancer is rectal bleeding, but this symptom can...

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Is Rectal Itching a Sign of Cancer?

Although anal itching can be a symptom of rectal cancer, there are many other benign causes of the problem that is easily treatable. According to the American Cancer Society, over 44,000 people are diagnosed with rectal cancer in the United...

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An Overview of Adenomatous Polyps

Adenomatous polyps are the most common type of polyps. They carry an increased risk of growing larger and becoming cancerous. An adenomatous polyp, also known as an adenoma, is a neoplastic growth (abnormal growth) that can form on the lining of the...

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Rectal Cancer Signs and Symptoms

With colorectal cancer increasing, especially in young adults, it's worth knowing signs and symptoms of rectal cancer, including bloody or thin stools. Being able to recognize the signs and symptoms of rectal cancer—colorectal cancers found in...

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Colon Polyps Types and Symptoms

Polyps in the colon raise the risk of colon cancer when they are left untreated. Learn how polyps cause cancer, who is at risk, and what can be done. A colon polyp is a growth that occurs on the wall of the large intestine, or colon. Polyps are...

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Colon Cancer and Poop: Signs to Watch Out For

Changes in stool and bowel movements, including diarrhea and blood in poop, may be signs of colon cancer. Learn what your poop says about your cancer risk. Colon cancer, often described collectively as colorectal cancer, is the fourth leading cause...

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