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Describes possible changes after surgery for bowel cancer, and suggests ways of dealing with them
Ways of treating any changes to the way your bowel works after bowel cancer surgery, and what you can do to improve symptoms
Includes some practical suggestions to help you live with bowel function problems after surgery
Bowel cancer and its treatment can affect your sex life and how you see yourself. Read about what may help
After treatment for bowel cancer some people have difficulty concentrating and remembering things. Here we have some tips for how you can help yourself.
Radiotherapy or surgery to the bowel can sometimes change the way your bowel works
Certain foods may cause or help bowel problems - this guide can help you when deciding about your diet
Some treatment for rectal cancer can affect the way your bladder works. This section explains possible effects and ways of coping
Fatigue (tiredness) is a common side effect of bowel cancer treatment
Nerve damage can cause symptoms such as pins and needles, numbness or pain in the hands and feet
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