In our daily life, we all came across the word CANCER.
It is an abnormal growth of cells that tend to proliferate in an uncontrolled way and, in some cases,
to metastasize. It is an abnormal growth of cells. There is 100+ types of cancer. Which includes skin
cancer, Lung cancer, breast cancer, Blood cancer, Lymphoma, and many other types. a cancerous
cell may appear in one area, then spread via the lymph nodes. there are clusters of immune cells
located throughout the body. Usually, cancer starts when the body’s normal control mechanism
stops working. The old cell does not die and instead grows out of control, forming new and
abnormal cells. Yes, we came across the word cancer but many of us are not aware of its types and
causes. Rectal cancer is one among them.
What is Rectal cancer?
It is a kind of cancer that begins in the rectum, the lower end of the large intestine. The rectum is the
last several inches of the large intestine. It starts at the end of the final segment of your colon and
ends when it reaches the short, narrow passage leading to the anus. Cancer inside the rectum and
cancer inside the colon are often referred to together as "colorectal cancer."
What are the symptoms in a person with Rectal Cancer?
The stool's shape and size differ.
Stools with blood
A change in bowel habits, such as diarrhoea, constipation, or more frequent bowel movements
A feeling that your bowel doesn't empty completely
Unexplained weight loss
Weakness or fatigue
Frequent stomach cramps
Loss of appetite
When to see a doctor?
These are the general symptoms that could be considered but it is not necessary that people who
have this symptom must possess cancer.to avoid the risk factor you need to consult the cancer
specialist if you found persistent symptoms that worry you. And if more than 5 symptoms occur in
Dietary and Environmental factors play a role. A diet high in fat and red meat [beef, mutton, pork,
and liver] predisposes to this cancer, a