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What symptoms do you have when colon cancer spreads to your liver?

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The types of symptoms depend on the size of the cancer and where in your body it has spread. Some people with colon cancer that has spread to the liver don't have any symptoms. Or you might have symptoms like:

  • Blood in the stool
  • Pain in the right side of your belly
  • Swelling in your belly
  • A tired, sick feeling
  • Weight loss

From: When Colon Cancer Spreads to Your Liver WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 29, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 09/29/2017

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Treatment of Colon Cancer by Stage," "Bevacizumab," "Immunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer."

Cancer Care: "Coping with Colorectal Cancer."

Cancer Research UK: "Surgery for Advanced Bowel Cancer," "Which treatment for advanced bowel cancer."

Johns Hopkins Liver Tumor Center: "Colorectal Liver Metastasis."

Kopetz, S.  , August 2009. Journal of Clinical Oncology

National Cancer Institute: "Colon Cancer Treatment."

Dominello, M.  , April 2014. Annals of Palliative Medicine

Kress, M.  , published online Feb. 2, 2012. Frontiers in Oncology

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center: "Radioembolization."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 29, 2017

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Treatment of Colon Cancer by Stage," "Bevacizumab," "Immunotherapy for Colorectal Cancer."

Cancer Care: "Coping with Colorectal Cancer."

Cancer Research UK: "Surgery for Advanced Bowel Cancer," "Which treatment for advanced bowel cancer."

Johns Hopkins Liver Tumor Center: "Colorectal Liver Metastasis."

Kopetz, S.  , August 2009. Journal of Clinical Oncology

National Cancer Institute: "Colon Cancer Treatment."

Dominello, M.  , April 2014. Annals of Palliative Medicine

Kress, M.  , published online Feb. 2, 2012. Frontiers in Oncology

University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center: "Radioembolization."

Reviewed by Neha Pathak on September 29, 2017

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