Several telltale signs can signal stomach bloating is a sign of bowel cancer.
As Cancer Research UK explains, advanced bowel cancer can sometimes cause swelling of the tummy (abdomen).
This is due to a build-up of fluid in the tummy, otherwise known as ascites, says the charity. Besides cancer, many other conditions can cause bloating.
These are, for example, gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome, celiac disease, constipation.