What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer is the devel-

Colon cancer has different symp-

Circulatory massage is contrain-

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opment of malignant tu-

toms, depending on what part of

dicated for active cases of colon

 

mors in the colon or rec-

the colon is affected. The most

cancer, as it is for most cases of

 

tum. Growths can block the

dangerous symptoms are extreme

cancer, although decisions must

 

bowel and/or metastasize

changes in bowel habits- diarrhea

be made on a case-by-case

 

to other organs, particularly

or constipation-that last more

basis.

 

the liver

than 10 days. Other symptoms in-

 

 

 

clude blood in the stool, iron-defi-

 

 

 

dency anemia, and weight loss.

 

 

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