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What are the symptoms if prostate cancer has spread in your body? Do you feel pain in other parts of the body or organs? I feel pain in my legs&knees?

What are the symptoms if prostate cancer has spread in your body? Do you feel pain in other parts of the body or organs? I feel pain in my legs&knees?

Pain: If prostate cancer spreads, it usually goes to the bone so naturally you would have worsening bone pain. That being said, someone your age is not likely to have prostate cancer (although it can happen). I suggest you visit your local doc and let him evaluate you properly. Best to you. ...Read more

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 the symptoms of cancer in the abdomen?

What are the symptoms of cancer in the abdomen?

Visceral problems: Masses related to cancer that appear in the abdomen have to be distinguished from lesions arising in retroperitoneum behind the abdominal content i.e. renal lesions or retroperitoneal sarcomas. In the abdomen the typical lesion is of stomach or bowel origin. Here one finds masses that grow, bleed and eventually obstruct bowel. When spread, the common site is to liver to cause jaundice. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of cancer in young people under 25 and why do they occur?

What are some symptoms of cancer in young people under 25 and why do they occur?

Uncommon: For cancer to occur in young people. The odds of cancer before age 40 are much less than any decade after age 40 (http://bit.Ly/m7jke3). The common cancers in young people in lymphomas, leukemias, sarcomas, and germ cell (gonadal) tumors. They are aften without obvious symptoms. Persistent high fevers, weight loss, and night sweats may occur with lymphoma. Painless mass may occur w gonadal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer in the digestive system?

What are the symptoms of cancer in the digestive system?

Almost anything but-: Obstructions and bleeding are the two most common followed by weight loss, diarrhea, fever, pain, and much much more. If you have concerns diagnostic imaging or fiber optic evaluation may be indicated. Discuss with your personal physician. ...Read more

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What are the immediate symptoms of cancer in the stomach?

What are the immediate symptoms of cancer in the stomach?

Not many: Early stomach cancer is mostly asymptomatic. The person may have stomch discomfort, feeling of fullness and bloating, nause and vomiting. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/cancer/stomach-gastric-cancer. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cancer in the groin lymph nodes ?

What are symptoms of cancer in the groin lymph nodes ?

Please be seen: Any swelling of nodes in the groin need to be explained. Even insect bites on your lower leg can make nodes enlarge. Of course other issues need to be considered, depending on the full history and physical your doctor completes. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of cancer?

What are some symptoms of cancer?

Symptoms are late: You have to be looking for early signs which are a painless lump, unusual bleeding, unexplained weight loss or prolonged fever. You need to alert, looking for anything unusual on your body and get annual screening for Cancer for early detection. ...Read more

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What are the core symptoms of cancer?

What are the core symptoms of cancer?

Varies with type: Cancer is many different illnesses and the core symptoms vary with the organ affected and the type of cancer. The following are some of the core symptoms: lump in an organ, weight loss, blood in stool, urine or sputum, cough, tiredness, vague abdominal symptoms including pain, unexplained infections, persistent headache, change in bowel habits, irregular menses etc. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer of any organ?

What are the symptoms of cancer of any organ?

Depends on organ: That depends greatly on the organ. For lungs, many times there are no symptoms. For breast cancer, sometimes you can feel a lump or have bloody discharge from the nipple. For kidney cancer, maybe you will have blood in the urine. If anything is just not right, go see a doctor. And also make sure you get your age appropriate screening tests as well, with which your doctor can help as well. ...Read more

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