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Were you looking for information about Colon Cancer? Facts about colin cancer is a common misspelling and variation of colon cancer.
 
Colon cancer is a serious disease that occurs when cancerous cells originate in the tissues of the colon. There are usually no early signs of the disease. When symptoms do appear, they can include bowel problems such as blood in the stool, narrow stools, and diarrhea or constipation. Colon cancer can be treated through surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination of treatments. Risk factors for developing this disease include being over the age of 50 and having a family history of colon or rectal cancer.
 
(To learn more about this condition and its risk factors, diagnosis, and prognosis, click Colon Cancer.)
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