What is bowel cancer?
- A recent, persistent change in your bowel habits.
- A change in the shape or appearance of bowel movements.
- Blood in the stool or rectal bleeding.
- Frequent gas, pain and cramps.
- A feeling that the bowel has not emptied completely after a bowel movement.
- Unexplained anaemia. You may experience tiredness, weakness or weight loss.
- Rectal/anal pain or a lump in the rectum/anus.
- Abdominal pain or swelling.