The Early Symptoms Of Cancer You Must Know

David2010 By David2010, 21st Nov 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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You can save your life by acting fast when you understand the early signs of cancer

First Symptoms Of Cancer

Almost everybody in the planet has lost someone they loved to cancer. The good news is that you can easily avoid that pain by diagnosing the ailment early enough.The normal body cells grow and reproduce in a particular pattern such that each cell performs its normal functions and then after a certain period of time it dies. However, as for cancer these cells reproduce exponentially resulting to the damage of a cell’s genetic components. Cancer is a group of diseases because of its capacity to affect any part of the body. This explains the various kinds of cancer including, bone cancer, skin cancer, colon cancer, brain tumors, or any other type of cancer. Some of the early signs of cancer are:

Abnormal Lumps in the body: These are abnormal swellings on various parts of the body that cannot be explained by an injury or anything in relation to an accident.

Unusual Moles: Most of the times people can have moles and still lead a normal life. However, if the moles change in color, shape or size it’s a sign that something is wrong with the body. In some instances, moles can be itchy and ooze with blood of which is not normal.

Blood in Urine: This is a serious sign of an underlying problem and the best recommendation is to see a physician for further examination or diagnosis.

Blood in Stool: Sometimes blood in stool can be as a result of a parasitic or bacterial gastro-intestinal infection however, cancer can also be one of them.

Loss in Weight: If you have not been sick or on diet then any unexplained weight loss could be an indication of serious health issues. There are however other numerous causes of losing weight that should not worry you. You can only start worrying if this stage or symptom is accompanied by other early signs of cancer.

Shortness of Breath: Breathing difficulties can be as a result of numerous factors but it could also be an indication of more serious problems especially if there are no clear explanations on what could be wrong.

Heavy night sweats: There are different causes of heavy night sweats including moving from one stage of development to another such as menopause or as a result of an infection such as a bacterial infection. However this should not rule out the possibilities of a cancerous infection. These are some of the early signs of cancer.


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An educator--teacher, guidance counselor, principal, father to be soon, avid water skier, loves to travel. My articles will mainly focus on travel and lifestyle.

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