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How Early Can Bone Cancer Be Diagnosed What Are Early Symptoms
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
What are early symptoms of cancer how can you tell that your symptoms are really connected with cancer?
Depends....: ...on the specific cancer, of course. Unfortunately, many cancer patients do not develop symptoms until it's too late. Thus the importance of prevention (living healthy, avoiding tobacco, HPV vaccine, etc.) and early detection (screening tests). If you have any unexplained symptoms, please visit your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: It depends a lot on whether the tumor started in the bone, or spred there from another source. Best way to evaluate is to see your physician, and get a few tests, mainly xrays. ...Read more
Non specific: Symptoms of ovarian cancer are not specific. They often mimic other common conditions. These may include: abdominal pressure, fullness, swelling or bloating, pelvic discomfort or pain, persistent indigestion, gas or nausea, changes in bowel habits, such as constipation, changes in bladder habits, including a frequent need to urinate, loss of appetite or quickly feeling full, and low back pain. ...Read more
Some small changes: A woman of childbearing age who has some nausea (with or without vomiting), some fatigue (feels less energetic), a sharper/stronger sense of smell, mild soreness/swelling of her breasts, and maybe some food aversions and cravings . . . Could be pregnant. Symptoms can start just before missing a period. She can do a urine preg. test 1 week after missing her period, to see if she will have a baby. ...Read more
Depends...none?: That is tough to answer. Symptoms of any cancer depend on the kind, aggressiveness, and location. Sadly, very few (if any) cancers will give you an early warning so it is important to stay up to date on age and risk-specific screening tests and to live a healthy lifestyle. About 2/3 of cancer deaths could be theoretically preventable if we lived healthy lives and did not smoke. ...Read more
What symptoms?: Please ask the question again and clarify what symptoms you are experiencing. ...Read more
Examination: Macular degeneration is mostly an age related deficiency in the circulation to the center of the back of the eye where the sharpest vision is detected. Early stages will cause some central blur uncorrectable with eyeglasses. Your ophthalmologist can notice changes on retinal examination. If you are having problems get an ophthalmologic examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Differs: Different types of lymphoma have different symptoms. The more aggressive types frequently have symptoms such as fevers, night sweats, and unexplained weight loss. Tb (tuberculosis) is one infectious disease that can have similar symptoms, but frequently with cough. Other cancers also can have similar symptoms. Fevers and weight loss can also be part of an autoimmune disease such as lupus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging ; yawning. They may begin after missed period.Take hpt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few: Stage 2 lung cancer is still early stage. Most early stage lung cancers are found by accident, looking for something else. Most late stage lung cancers are found due to symptoms, like chest pain, coughing up blood, weight loss, etc. One of the earliest signs would be cough, due to airway irritation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Annual Mammography: A mammogram is the "gold standard" screening test for breast cancer. It's well established that yearly 'grams will DX cancers well before they are palpable, leading to earlier diagnoses and saved lives. All experts agree to begin yearly mammograms by age 50; many (including myself) believe the pro's outweigh the con's to begin at 40. Regrettably, less than half of all women in the us comply. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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