Cancer Symptoms

1. Losing weight at a rapid rate (without being on a diet), gas, discomfort, digestive disorders, anorexia, recurring diarrhea, and constipation are the symptoms occurring most frequently in cases of lung, stomach, kidney and large intestine cancer.

If accompanied by a feeling of weakness, it can be a sign of blood loss or a lack of proper elements.

2. Pain of unknown cause, long-lasting stomach-ache can be the symptom of large intestinal cancer. Low back pain can be a sign of kidney cancer. Pain in the chest can result from lung cancer. Bone aches can be caused by metastasis.

3. Hemoptysis (coughing up blood), long-lasting hoarseness (over 3 weeks), persistent cough or change of its character can be caused by lung or laryngeal cancer.

4. Changes in the color of moles and warts, ulceration and itching, ulceration of open wounds, burns and scalds can be the signs of skin cancer.

5. Excessive production of urine, the backlog of urine, painful urinating, slow flow of urine, as well as backache can be the signs of prostate cancer.

6. Pain, vertigo, nausea, sight distortions (over-sensitized sight, astigmatism), hearing impediment, upset balance, and mental disorders can result from brain cancer.

7. Swallowing difficulties can be a symptom of the throat, laryngeal, esophagus, and stomach cancer.

8. Feeling of fullness in epigastrium, aches and digestive disorders may be due to stomach cancer and other kinds of gastrointestinal cancer and sometimes ovarian cancer.

9. Blood in feces, black feces, alternating diarrhea and constipation, mucus in feces, narrow (pencil-like) feces are the symptoms of gastrointestinal cancer, especially of the large intestine and/or the rectum.

10. Blood in the urine (without the symptoms of urinary tracks inflammation), dysuria (compulsive urination, difficulties in urination) can be present in bladder cancer.

11. Improper bleeding from the genitals, pink or dark-red vaginal discharges, can be the signs of vaginal, uterine or cervical cancer.

12. Marks on skin and mucous membrane (lips, oral cavity, genitals), ulcerations that do not heal, change in appearance or occurrence of new skin marks of some specific features (irregular distribution of pigment, vague line between the mark and healthy skin, quick growth of the marks, bleeding, dripping) can be signs of skin cancer.

13. Breast tumor (approximately 15% – 25% can be impalpable), ulceration, retraction of a nipple, asymmetrical nipples, change in size or the shape of a nipple, swelling and the marks around it, enlargement of lymphatic glands in the armpit, extension of veins in the breast, ulceration of breast skin, and shoulder swelling, are often the symptoms of breast cancer.

14. Fever, tiredness, bone, and joints ache, temporary anemia and bleeding, an impalpable tumor of the abdominal cavity, as a result of an enlarged spleen that can be detected in the gastro-bowel test.

15. Pain and pressure in the upper right part of stomach, tiredness, anorexia and at a further stage of the disease a palpable tumor in the upper right part of stomach, jaundice, and bleeding can be the signs of liver cancer.

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