Colon cancer

Gastroenterology Specialist | Prof. Dr. Mehmet Çağlıkülekçi


Prof. Dr. Mehmet Çağlıkülekçi has become the choice of thousands of patients thanks to the hundreds of successful operations he has performed. If you want to get information about treatments, you can contact us.

Healthy intestines, a healthy life.


Colon cancer is a type of cancer that occurs when cancer cells form in the large intestine (colon). Colon cancer usually originates in the inner layers of the intestinal wall, and over time, cancer cells can spread into the deeper layers of the intestinal wall and surrounding tissues.

Colon cancer



Colon cancer surgery is usually performed using open surgery or laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic surgery uses smaller incisions for surgery and therefore the recovery process can be faster. Open surgery may require a larger incision and the recovery period may be longer. During surgery, the cancerous area is removed and the normal function of the intestines is then restored using another option, such as ligation of the intestines or a colostomy.

Colon cancer

Gastroenterology Specialist

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Çağlıkülekçi

Increase your protection power, challenge colon cancer.

Colon cancer


The recovery process after colon cancer surgery may vary depending on the general health of the patients and the type of surgery. However, our patients can accelerate the recovery process by following the recommendations of our specialist doctors, eating right and exercising regularly. Medications help control pain and other symptoms. Regular doctor check-ups help monitor the health status of our patients.

Frequently asked Questions

Symptoms of colon cancer include abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, weight loss, bloody stools, and fatigue.

Colon cancer is diagnosed with tests called colonoscopy or sigmoidoscopy. These tests allow doctors to see tumors and other abnormalities in the intestine.

For early detection of colon cancer, it is important to have regular screening tests and adopt healthy lifestyle habits. A healthy diet, regular exercise and not smoking can reduce the risk of colon cancer.

Colon cancer screening is recommended for everyone starting at age 50. If there is a family history of colon cancer or other risk factors, doctors may perform screening tests at earlier ages.

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