Bowel cancer is also known as colorectal cancer is among the most common types of cancer among individuals under the age of fifty in both men and women in Australia. Common symptoms of bowel cancer are; blood in stools, both anal and rectal pains mostly if severe, a lump in the rectum, tummy or anal, a change in the bowel habits resulting to thin bowel movements, weight loss as well as fatigue.
Diagnosis of bowel cancer is made through different means depending on the part of the human body where the cancerous cells are growing. These are; blood tests, ultrasound, pet scan, MRI or Ct scan and colonoscopy. There are several methods of treating bowel cancer after diagnosis. Depending on the stage of bowel cancer treatment methods can be either surgery, radiotherapy and adjuvant treatment.
Doctors know how to determine the suitable type of treatment for their patients depending on the following aspects; type of cancer, how far it has spread or grown, where the tumor could be growing and the general health as well as level of fitness. Frankston or Bayswater bowel cancer prevention is a primary goal in Australia. Bowel cancer is a deadly disease if not well managed therefore public awareness on the prevention measures is crucial in Australia.
Frankston, bowel, cancer, prevention measures are; reducing or avoiding smoking and drinking alcohol, practicing a healthy diet and eating good food with a lot of vegetables, fruits and making sure to maintain healthy body weight. People should also go for frequent medical checkups especially if there is a history of bowel cancer in the family. By doing this, people in Australia will reduce the number of people getting bowel cancer. Also, the people diagnosed with bowel cancer will be treated earlier before it manages to spread through the body.