Published: Aug. 23, 2011
Updated: Aug. 23, 2011
Some of the symptoms of colorectal cancer occur early, which can lead to diagnosis. Others occur once the disease has progressed past the early stages. These symptoms include:
Because symptoms may not occur until colorectal cancer is advanced and more difficult to treat, it is important to get a screening test, such as a colonoscopy, starting at age 50.
Learn more about colorectal cancer: