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Colon cancer is a disease characterized by the development of cancerous cells in the first six feet of the large intestine. It may cause symptoms such as frequent gas pains or cramps, a change in bowel habits, and diarrhea, and unexplained weight loss. People with a history of other cancers, who are over the age of 50, or who have a history of ulcerative colitis are at an increased risk for developing colon cancer.
 
(Click Colon Cancer for more information about this disease, including what other symptoms may occur, how it is diagnosed, and what treatment options are available. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on colon cancer.)
 
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