Awareness Leaflet
Produced by BCUK

  • Persistent change in intestinal function over a period of several weeks with unexplained constipation or diarrhoea and/or very dark stools
  • Rectal bleeding with no soreness, pain, swelling or itching
  • Unexplained severe pain and/or lump in the abdomen
  • Extreme fatigue without an obvious cause.

It is most important to remember that most
symptoms do not turn out to be colorectal cancer. However, if you are experiencing any of the above symptoms you should go to see your doctor.