Oncology & Cancer Case Reports

ISSN - 2471-8556

Hereditary Breast Cancer Scholarly Journal

The symptoms of colon cancer and rectal cancer are similar to the symptoms of other colon diseases. If you experience the following symptoms, consult your physician for a proper diagnosis are Bloody stool, Unexplained diarrhea, A long period of constipation, Abdominal cramps, A decrease in size or caliber of stool, Gas pain, bloating or a feeling of fullness, Unexplained weight loss, Lethargy and vomiting, Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis.
Fecal Occult Blood Test this test looks for occult (hidden) blood in the stool. A fecal occult blood test involves as follows i.e. you will receive three small cards. Place a sample from three consecutive bowel movements on each card. A small amount of the stool is placed on a special test strip and the stool is analyzed for traces of blood. A flexible sigmoidoscopy is employed to look at the rectum and lower colon. Prior to a versatile sigmoidoscopy, your colon must be beyond stool to enable good visibility. Preparations may include a diet, an enema, and laxatives.

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