Bowel Cancer: Symptoms and treatments

If you have recently been diagnosed with bowel cancer, you may be feeling worried and stressed about the future.

It is important to ensure that you have the right care in place to help you manage your condition.


The NHS recognise that 90 per cent of people with bowel cancer have a combination of the following symptoms.

  • A continued change in bowel habit such as going to the toilet more often
  • Blood in stool
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation

Bowel cancer can also cause bowel obstruction which can include:

  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Swelling of the tummy
  • Being sick


You may be required to undergo chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery in order to treat your condition.

This may leave you feeling concerned about how you’ll manage daily life, we can provide support.

How could a care plan help you?

Having a tailored care plan will ensure your needs are taken care of.

We will work alongside other healthcare professionals involved in your treatment to provide a holistic approach to your health.

Our care plans will ensure that your carers know your individual needs including information around the progress of your condition and medication requirements.

You can feel at ease that you’ll always have the support you need while maintaining your independence.

At Synergy Complex Care, we provide tailored care plans centred around your personal needs, if you need support, contact us today.


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