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Bowel Cancer UK

What are the symptoms of bowel cancer? (check here)

  • Bleeding from the bottom
  • A change in your bowel habit lasting more than 3 weeks
  • Abdominal pain especially if severe
  • A lump in your tummy
  • Weight loss and tiredness


Read more: www.bowelcanceruk.org.uk/about-bowel-cancer/symptoms