Colon cancer shouldn’t be a death sentence. With early detection, one can lead a normal, healthy life while adhering to the doctor’s advice. However, you should be in a position to understand when symptoms point to an indication of a potentially serious or underlying problem. With the above symptoms, you should be in a relatively good position to determine your health status and take the appropriate steps. Further, it’s essential to have a colonoscopy once annually, as this is a sure way of detecting the disease early.