Colon cancer can sometimes cause large bowel obstruction — which is a blockage of the large intestine that prevents food or liquid passing through — and is regarded as a surgical emergency, says Dr. Heather Yeo, a colorectal surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. Some of the most common symptoms include constipation, abdominal swelling, pain and cramping, nausea and vomiting. Dr. Yeo says “i
Stage four colon cancer means that the cancer has spread beyond the colon wall and to other organs. There is no one approach to treating this stage of the disease so we’ve asked several doctors to help navigate the options.
Treating stage four colon cancer is complex. There are good options.
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