Symptom management

Sleep Problems

Any change in your usual sleeping habits can cause a sleep problem. People who are getting treatment for cancer may get more tired and may need to sleep more than usual. Sometimes, the opposite occurs and people have trouble sleeping. Reasons for changes in usual sleeping habits include pain, anxiety, worry, depression (see the related sections), night sweats, or the side effects of treatment or medicines.

Symptoms to Watch For After Colorectal Cancer Treatment

Patient should report these signs and symptoms if persistent: Blood in stool Abdominal pain Change in bowel habits Cough that doesn’t go away Bone pain New lumps Nausea Vomiting Loss of appetite Weight loss Fatigue  

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