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Are there any signs that might indicate a man has prostate cancer?

Are there any signs that might indicate a man has prostate cancer?

Sometimes: Sometimes you can have urinary frequency, urgency, nocturia, hesitancy, and inability to pee. Symptoms are caused by prostate enlargement not necessarily by the cancer. Blood in urine or sperm. Pain in prostate or in bones. The only way to know is to have an exam and testing. ...Read more

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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 the major causes of prostate cancer in men and early warning signs?

What are the major causes of prostate cancer in men and early warning signs?

Genetics: There are few, if any, behavioral or environmental risk factors for prostate cancer. Sadly there are also few, if any, early symptoms of prostate cancer. Your best bet is annual screening with prostate exams and psa. ...Read more

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Are WBC in urine in men a sign of cancer?

Are WBC in urine in men a sign of cancer?

Urine: It is usually blood that may be an indication of cancer and not WBC. ...Read more

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Can men get "breast" (pectoral) cancer and if so how likely is it? By age? Signs and symptoms?

Can men get "breast" (pectoral) cancer and if so how likely is it? By age? Signs and symptoms?

Yes: Male breast cancer is reported but is rare. No age is predictive. Enlarged male breast, discharge from nipples, tenderness, and feeling something amy all be subtle signs. A ultrasound of the breast the best first step. I would suggest you contact a large hospital, they tend to have breast clinic, and let them know about your issues, or would contact your MD and seek their input. ...Read more

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Why am I having clear discharge from left nipple? Is this sign of breast cancer in men?

Why am I having clear discharge from left nipple? Is this sign of breast cancer in men?

Needs evaluation: There are 100 female breast cancers for every 1male breast cancer. It is never normal to see nipple discharge in men. Although there may be benign causes, this calls for a prompt evaluation by a breast specialist such as a general surgeon. This may include blood tests, imaging studies such as mammography or ultrasound, and a careful history. Depending on the findings, a biopsy (tissue sample). ...Read more

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What are the signs of bowl cancer?

What are the signs of bowl cancer?

Worried-see your doc: If you are concerned - particularly if you have a family history of colon cancer - talk to your doctor. Blood in the bowel movement, tarry black stools, anemia (low red blood cell count) that might show up as shortness of breath or fatigue, narrowing of the actual stool are all potential signs/symptoms. But a colonoscopy is the test one needs if it seems likely! Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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What cancers are common in men over 50?

What cancers are common in men over 50?

Three types: The three most common are lung cancer, colon cancer, and prostate cancer. The national cancer institute keeps track of these numbers in the U.S. And you can look at them online at http://seer. Cancer. Gov. ...Read more

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What are the signs you may have cancer?

What are the signs you may have cancer?

Many types of cancer: Symptoms of cancer depend on the type of cancer. Symptoms should be explained to a healthcare provider. Sleeplessness is not itself worrisome for cancer, but can be associated with excess anxiety about it. Cancer causing chest pain and breathing trouble should be detectable with chest xray. If you continue to worry about cancer despite reassuring exam and basic tests, talk to Dr about anxiety. ...Read more

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What are all the kinds of cancer a man can get?

What are all the kinds of cancer a man can get?

Cancer of pretty...: ...much any organ, except those organs only present in women, of course (ovary, uterus, etc.). Breast cancer, albeit rare, can develop in men, by the way. Most common? Prostate, lung, colon. ...Read more

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Cancer, what are some signs for any kind of cancer?

Cancer, what are some signs for any kind of cancer?

Variable: A mass or lump. Difficulty swallowing. Change in bowel or bladder habits. Bloody stool or urine. Abnormal bleeding in a woman. Unexplained weight loss. Chest infection. Unexplained cough. Unexplained anemia. New onset of seizures. Personality change. New inversion of a nipple. Sudden accumulation of fluid in a body cavity. Change in a wart / mole. Sense of fullness in the abdomen. ...Read more

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My man has cancer and I don't know what to do anymore?

My man has cancer and I don't know what to do anymore?

See your doctor.: The first step is probably to see your doctor. Your doctor can at least give counseling, and support. Many hospitals/cancer centers can also help with specialized doctors, along with other services to comfort and address concerns the patient and family might have. ...Read more

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Are men more prone than women to lethal diseases like cancer?

Are men more prone than women to lethal diseases like cancer?

Slightly more, Yes: Cancer is common and it keeps getting more risky to catch it as we get older. In terms of odds, they are 1 in 3 for women and 1 in 2 for men during their life time. So none of us are immune to getting cancer. That is why one should eat healthy, avoid excesses of alcohol and fatty foods, so that you are not overweight. Daily exercise also has protective effect from developing Cancer ...Read more

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Why do people care so much more about women with cancer then men?

Why do people care so much more about women with cancer then men?

True: Your point of view is shared by many. Breast cancer screening for example was much more successful and gained more media attention than prostate cancer screening. It is a gap that needs to be closed. Awareness and internet is a good game leveler. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the all the kinds of cancer you can get is you are a man/male?

Can you tell me the all the kinds of cancer you can get is you are a man/male?

See below: A nearly completely list would be far too long for this forum. See these sites for common cancers. For men, prostate, lung, colon, pancreas, lymphoma, leukemia are among the common ones.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/cancer/dcpc/data/men. Htm
http://www. Cancerresearchuk. Org/cancer-info/cancerstats/incidence/commoncancers/
http://www. Cancer. Gov/cancertopics/types/commoncancers. ...Read more

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If you have cancer, what signs or symptoms should you seek medical attention for?

If you have cancer, what signs or symptoms should you seek medical attention for?

Oncologist follow-up: The types of things that you should be looking out for will depend on the type of cancer that you have. An oncologist will be the best person to help you look out for certain signs or symptoms specific for you. ...Read more

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What cancer charity is there that fights cancer in men, women, and children equally?

What cancer charity is there that fights cancer in men, women, and children equally?

There may not be one: I'm not aware of a specific charity that donates to all groups equally. Even defining "equal" is tough - equal in terms of number of cases of cancer per group means that men and women will need a greater percentage of the proceeds. Equal in terms of number of years of life lost to cancer means that children have a stronger balance in the decision. Many groups do try to help all three groups. ...Read more

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Are new freckles a sign of cancer?

Are new freckles a sign of cancer?

No: Freckles are freckles and are benign, early skin cancer may appear to be a frickle to an untrained eye, . And a compelling reason to see your doctor for professional opinion. ...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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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 are signs of cervical cancer?

Cervical Cancer: Cervical cancer can present with symptoms such as a vaginal discharge that is watery ; bloody with a bad smell. Bleeding can occur after sex, in a post menopausal woman or at times other than your period. There may be pain during sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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What are signs of testicular cancer?

What are signs of testicular cancer?

Variable: Testicular mass is the most obvious. Groin and flank pain can occur as well. But this can be a silent disease so if you have any concern, see your doctor! ...Read more

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What are the signs of vaginal cancer?

Vaginal cancer: Is more common in the elderly, presenting with bleeding. Younger women may have painful intercourse, dryness, bleeding, and visual change on pap. ...Read more

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What are signs of cancer in the back?

Weakness: I assume you mean spine tumors, not skin, muscle or CSF cancer. Cancer of the spine can often come from other tumors, like kidney or prostate. Workup frequently involves imaging the spine to do staging. Can also have nerve cell tumor or other tissues. Signs may be pain from vertebrae collapse and nerve injury and weakness, loss of bowel, bladder control (emergency) from spinal cord compression. ...Read more

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Hi what are the signs of anal cancer?

Hi what are the signs of anal cancer?

Bleeding most common: About half of patients will have rectal bleeding as a first symptom. A third of patients will experience pain or a sense of a rectal mass. About 20 percent of patients will have no symptoms at all. Never assume one has hemorrhoids. Best to have it checked. ...Read more

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I'm scared I may have oral cancer. What are the signs?

I'm scared I may have oral cancer. What are the signs?

No sure-fire signs: Oral cancer takes many different forms and identifying it is not always easy and requires professional examination. Many forms of oral cancer are visually indistinguishable from other less dangerous lesions and may require biopsy to identify. Have an examination by your dentist and share your concerns. ...Read more

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Please describe the tell tale signs that a lump is cancer?

Please describe the tell tale signs that a lump is cancer?

If in doubt...: Get it seen. Neck lumps that are stable, slightly tender, unfixed to surrounding structure and smooth are usually lymph nodes. Otherwise if a mass is present for two weeks or more, it deserves a physician's attention. ...Read more

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Colon cancer any signs?

Colon cancer any signs?

Not always: Colon cancer tends to not have any signs or symptoms when it is early (when it is easiest to treat). That is why screening colonoscopies are so important, to remove any polyps that may become cancer, and to directly look for cancers. Colon cancer can cause bleeding from the rectum, tiredness from anemia, stool changes, or abdominal pain. Other things can cause this too. Best to be seen if? S. ...Read more

Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more