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Symptoms Of Cancer In The Body
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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