Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent (cont.)
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Exams and Tests
Tests to help your doctor see if colorectal cancer has spread or come back include:
What to think about
Colorectal cancer often comes back, even after treatment that seemed successful. If you had colorectal cancer in the past, pay close attention to your body and see your doctor regularly. Tell your doctor about any changes, such as decreased appetite, bloating, or an increase in the size of your belly.
Your cancer may return even if you do everything you can to prevent it. If this happens, focus on what you and your doctor can do to treat your symptoms to help you feel better and live longer.
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