BOWEL CANCER.

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What is the defintion of Bowel Cancer?
Cancer of the bowel, usually the large bowel (colon).
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What are the causes of Bowel Cancer?
1. Family history. 2. Diet high in red meat. 3. Leaner in weight. 4. Having a digestive disorder (Crohns).
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What are the symptoms of Bowel Cancer?
1. Blood in poo. 2. Blood from r.ectum. 3. Change in bowel habits. 4. Weight loss. 5. Abdominal pain.
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What treatment is there for Bowel Cancer?
1. Chemothearpy. 2. Radiothearpy. 3. Biological thearpy. 4. Colectomy.
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What are the physical impacts of Bowel Cancer?
1. Fatigue. 2. Painful surgery. 3. Bloody stool. 4. Weight loss. 5. Abdominal pain.
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What are the intellectual impacts of Bowel Cancer?
1. Time off work. 2. Increased knowledge about Bowel Cancer.
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What are the emotional impacts of Bowel Cancer?
1. Depressed. 2. Angry as to why they have it. 3. Fearful of survival chances. 4. Anxious about treatment or the future.
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What are the social impacts of Bowel Cancer?
1. Social isolation. 2. Increased contact with practitioners. 3. Support groups.
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What are the financial impacts of Bowel Cancer?
1. Time off work.
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