Just two days ago, the media was awash with the loss of one of the all-time greatest and most promising actors, Chadwick Boseman, to colon cancer. The effects are still reeling in and as hard as it is to swallow, it’s a sad and harsh reminder that colon cancer is a part of us. This type of cancer affects the lower part of the digestive tract responsible for gathering waste- normally the last six inches of the large intestines. Statistics put the figure at a whopping 112,000 diagnoses annually. Despite being preventable in its early stages, it’s among the leading cancers that take the cake when it comes to fatalities. In case you are wondering what the signs and symptoms of colon cancer are, you are in the right place. This article dissects the issue and lays out the bare facts. Indulge.