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What are the warning signs of cancer?

What are the warning signs of cancer?

Common symptoms: Specific symptoms such as a changing mole (melanoma), difficulty swallowing (esophageal cancer), enlarging lymph glands (lymphoma), bloody stools (colon & rectal cancer), blood sputum (lung cancer). Also general things such as unexplained weight loss, low blood levels, persistent fevers, severe fatigue, progressive shortness of breath, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are signs of cancer ?

What are signs of cancer ?

7signs of cancer: Changes in bathroom habits or bleeding from rectum, unusual discharge or bleeding, thickness or lump in breasts, indigestion and difficulty in swallowing, changes in warts or moles, nagging cough or hoarseness. You can read more about this on the web for american cancer society. ...Read more

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What are the noticable signs of cancer?

What are the noticable signs of cancer?

Variable: Some of the most common are swollen lymph nodes, unexplained weight loss, trouble breathing, or unusual bleeding from the vagina, rectum, or in the urine. ...Read more

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What are signs of cancer in kidneys?

What are signs of cancer in kidneys?

X-ray: In the past, most kidney cancers were detected at a high stage or late stage (the cancer has grown large and invaded other structures) and therefore the signs were a large mass that can be felt, hematuria, or side/back pain. However today many kidney cancers are being detected at an early stage (small and limited to the kidney) because patients have x-rays (ct scan) for other reasons. ...Read more

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What 5 signs of cancer in early 20 year old?

What 5 signs of cancer in early 20 year old?

That question is: not answerable. There are many types of cancers that can occur, and cancer can arise in almost any part of the body, so any symptoms would be related to the type, location, and extent of the cancer. Constitutional symptoms like fatigue or weight loss can also be seen in many non cancerous conditions. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are signs of cancer in kidneys?

See below: Blood in urine can be one of the signs.If cancer spreads it can cause back pain, or bone pain weight loss most of the times it may cause no symptoms can be found on kidney ultrasound looking for something else. ...Read more

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What are typical signs of cancer?

What are typical signs of cancer?

Anything: Cancer is not a disease but a collection of many diseases with different symptoms and prognosis. You need to be more specific. ...Read more

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What are the most frequent signs of cancer?

What are the most frequent signs of cancer?

Organ&CancerSpecific: Cancer signs are usually related to the organ where the cancer developed and any organs which may be secondarily involved. Advanced cancers may cause loss of appetite, weight loss, muscle wasting, and/or lethargy. In general, the best way to diagnose a cancer is before signs/symptoms develop--that is the purpose of screening tests like mammography, colonoscopy, etc. ...Read more

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Would you please help describe the usual signs of cancer?

Would you please help describe the usual signs of cancer?

7 signs of cancer: 1.Change in bowel or bladder habits 2.A sore that does not heal 3.Unusual bleeding or discharge 4.Thickening or lump in the breast or elsewhere 5.Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing 6.Obvious change in a wart or mole 7.Nagging cough or hoarseness. ...Read more

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Besides the seven signs of cancer, are there any other ways of finding out if a person has the disease?

Besides the seven signs of cancer, are there any other ways of finding out if a person has the disease?

See your doctor: That's a very good beginning! there are specialized tests. There are several tests designed to diagnose different cancers. Talk to your doctor for guided advice. Everybody does not to get tested for all the tests available. These can be very expensive and unnecessary in most cases. ...Read more