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Colorectal Cancer, Metastatic or Recurrent - When To Call a Doctor

You may be seeing a doctor regularly to check for symptoms, but symptoms might start between visits. Be aware of what is normal for you, and tell your doctor about any changes right away. Be sure to let your doctor know if you feel even very small changes.

Call your doctor if you have any of these symptoms:

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Who to see

If you have been treated for colorectal cancer, doctors who can evaluate any new symptoms include:

To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.

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Last Updated: January 29, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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