and symptoms of cancer
Compared with men, women are more concerned about his health.They are also
cautious and want it checked to see if the symptoms are peculiar in his body. Concern
person on health is also associated with age. "Young people are usually more cool because it
considers only parents who may be affected by the disease," said Mary
Daly, oncologist at Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, USA.
Talk about strange symptoms on the body, the following are signs that the
cancer should be aware. Although not
specific, but the following symptoms are usually accompanied by other
signs.Noteworthy is, the more premature known, the greater the chance of cancer
1. Weight loss without apparent
Every woman wants her weight down without the need to tired to try. However, the drop weight in a month without dieting or
exercise effort, should be aware.
"Weight loss is a sudden fall without explanation could be a sign of
cancer or other health conditions, such as an overactive thyroid. To be sure
consult a doctor," said Ranit Mishori, assistant professor of family
health from Georgetown University School of Medicine.
2. Swelling in the abdomen
The emergence of swelling in the abdomen can be suspected as a sign of ovarian
cancer. Another sign that
accompanies the pain in the abdomen or pain in the pelvis, urinary disorders
and easy to feel sated while eating less. Be aware of symptoms of swelling, especially when it settled more than a
3. Breast changes
Although not routinely conduct its own examination, in general, recognize the
condition of her breasts. Therefore,
do not take lightly when they appear reddish marks or lumps in the breast. Another sign to watch is the change in the nipple, the
liquid appears (in women who are not breastfeeding) are much less itchy.
Bleeding arising between menstrual periods should have checked to see a doctor. "If not previously appeared blood spots and now
all of a sudden there, then it could be something abnormal," said Debbie
Saslow, PhD, director of breast and gynecologic cancer dariAmerican Cancer
5. Skin changes
Be careful with moles or lumps on the skin. If a widening, no symmetrical, uneven color or berkoreng, there is a
possibility it was a skin cancer. The
main cause of skin cancer is ultraviolet light and chemicals, as well as human
papilloma virus infection.
6. It is hard to swallow
Complaints hard to swallow normally associated with disorders of the throat. However, symptoms of difficulty in swallowing can also
be a sign of more serious problems, such as colon cancer.
Although not specific, but for gastric cancer in early stages often have
symptoms of heartburn, difficulty swallowing, vomiting blood, weight loss,
gastrointestinal bleeding, and anemia.
7. Changes in the mouth
According to the American Cancer Society, smokers need to be alert to the
emergence of white patches on the tongue or plaques on oral mucosa, because it
could be a sign of pre-cancerous condition called leukoplakia that can develop
into oral cancer.
8. Coughing up blood
Lung cancer symptoms may include coughing, shortness of breath, and bloody
sputum. Symptoms arising from lung
cancer is usually in accordance with the spread of cancer in affected organs. For example if the spread to the brain, it can cause
headaches, seizures, or disorders of consciousness. While on the bone, can cause pain and fractures.
9. Fever is not clear
If the child is lethargic and pale, fever is not clear why, in the skin or
bleeding gums, there is a lump in the body or head, pain in the limbs, abdomen
swollen or hard, parents should be alert and immediately took him to the
doctor. It could be a symptom of
leukemia (blood cancer) or cancer of lymphoma (lymph nodes).