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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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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

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What are early signs of cancer?

What are early signs of cancer?

Depends: Depends on the type of cancer, my friend. Very often there are no symptoms until the cancer is advanced so it is very important to focus on prevention and early detection. ...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 would just like some advice for someone showing early signs of cancer related cachexia please. ?

I would just like some advice for someone showing early signs of cancer related cachexia please. ?

Cachexia: occurs in many conditions and is common with many cancers. The general physical wasting and malnutrition usually associated with chronic disease. A new drug, anamorelin, improves appetite and body mass in patients with cancer. The drug is not available in the US and more research is needed. ...Read more

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Could these brown spots on my penis be early signs of cancer?

Penile cancer: Is quite unusual, and without an exam or picture, hard to tell what you mean by "brown spots". Check with your doc, urgent care or a urologist...Do not go to an er. This can likely be resolved with an expert look, if not a biopsy. ...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 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

Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more