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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    What are the common bowel cancer symptoms to look out for?

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    Bowel Cancer Australia is the leading community-funded charity dedicated to prevention, early diagnosis, research, quality treatment and care for everyone affected by bowel cancer. We … View Profile

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    Dr Simon Benstock completed his advanced training in Gastroenterology at Prince of Wales and St Vincent’s hospitals in Sydney. His major interests are colon cancer … View Profile


    There are a number of symptoms to be aware of.
    Bleeding, especially blood mixed with the stool or dark blood, change in bowel habit, new abdominal pain are all symptoms to look out for.
    These should be investigated immediately.

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