What are the symptoms of colon cancer?

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The symptoms of colon cancer are varied. The most common symptom is actually no symptom at all and therefore by undergoing a colonoscopy it is very important to make sure that you are aware of your symptoms and also to make sure that you undergo colonoscopy at the recommended screening interval. The other symptoms that include rectal bleeding, constipation or change in your bowel habits, a change in your stool caliber or often times most patients are found to be anemic or iron deficient on a routine lab test. Again, the most important symptom is no symptom at all and therefor undergoing a routine colonoscopy at the age of 50 is very important.