Many people who have been diagnosed with colorectal cancer have said they had no symptoms or warning signs. However, the following symptoms MAY indicate there is a problem. Of course, other conditions can cause the same symptoms, such as hemorrhoids, IBD, infection, etc., so
patients should consult their doctor if they experience any of the following symptoms.
Many times, even though the symptoms are very clear, young adults are misdiagnosed or their diagnosis is prolonged due to their age. Know your body, and if you feel your doctors are not listening to you, find a doctor who you feel will take the time to take you seriously. Over the years, here are some of the assumed diagnoses early age onset patients have shared with us that they received before doctors discovered their colorectal cancer: