Bowel Cancer

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  • Bowel Cancer
    • Symptoms
      • Blood in your faeces
      • Bleeding from your rectum
      • A change to your normal bowel habits that persists for more than 3 weeks
      • Abdominal pain
      • Unexplained weight loss
    • Environmental Causes
      • A diet high in red and processed meat can increase your risk of development
      • Smoking
      • Alcohol can increase your risk of development by 8%
      • Obesity
      • Inactivity can increase your risk, so it is very important to keep doing physical exercise and keep yourself active to prevent the development of the condition or it can reduce the chances of you developing the condition
    • Medical Causes
      • A rare inherited condition called FAP
      • A rare inherited condition called HNPPC (known as LYnch Syndrome)
      • People with Crohns disease are more likely to develop bowel cancer because of their different digestive systems
    • Similarities
      • The symptoms for bowel cancer are all specific to this type of cancer, except for unexplained weight loss
      • Inheritance is also a medical cause for all the different types of cancer
      • Obesity is an environmental cause for bowel cancer and breast cancer
      • Alcohol intake is an environmental cause for breast cancer and bowel cancer

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