Colorectal cancer on the (left/right) side of the body typically presents with rectal bleeding that results in anemia.
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A 23-year-old woman with a history of anxiety comes to the office with abdominal pain and altered bowel habit. The patient has a 4-month history of cramping abdominal pain and fluctuations between diarrhea and constipation. Physical examination shows no abnormalities. Her hemoglobin level is 12.5 grams/dL and celiac disease serology is negative. Which of the following would be considered an alarm symptom in this patient?