COULD IT BE CANCER? HOW TO DIAGNOSE THIS DREADED DISEASE.

Could It Be Cancer? How to Diagnose this Dreaded Disease.

Cancer usually has no symptoms in early stages. When it grows large enough to produce telltale signs, they can be easily confused with the aches, pains, and stress of everyday life. Check out the following six symptoms for information on when you can breathe a sigh of relief, and when you should head straight to your doctor. If a symptom does turn out to be cancer, the earlier you are diagnosed and treated, the better chance you have of being cured.

• Weight loss. Most people, especially those past early adulthood, don't lose weight easily. If you're losing a significant amount of weight without trying and aren't missing meals because of a heavy work schedule or some other easily explainable reason, see your doctor. According to cancer.net, unexplained weight loss is often the first noticeable sign of cancer. About 40 percent of people experience unexplained weight loss at the time of diagnosis, and up to 80 percent of those with advanced cancer suffer weight loss. A rapid, unexplained weight loss of 10 pounds or more, or losing more than 10 percent of your total body weight in a three to six month period is cause for concern. Weight loss is often one of the first signs of pancreatic, stomach, esophageal, or lung cancer.

• Persistent cough. We're into the fall allergy season and the winter cold season isn't far off, along with their attending sniffles that can cause an aggravating cough. If the cough lasts longer than a month after your other symptoms abate, however, get yourself checked out. Coughs can be a symptom of lung, esophageal, or thyroid cancer. Even if your cough isn't caused by cancer, it may be another problem, such as bronchitis or acid reflux that needs to be addressed.

• Headache. While headaches are a common complaint, constant headaches that get worse or refuse to go away with treatment may be a sign of a brain tumor or cancers of the spinal cord, pituitary gland tumors, or some forms of lymphoma. The pain can be strong enough to awaken a person from sleep, and it can be worse when lying down and when coughing or sneezing.

• Back pain. Pancreatic cancer is usually fatal, since it's usually advanced by the time it's diagnosed. When the tumor gets large enough to block the pancreatic duct, it causes pain that radiates down the back. According to WebMD, while back pain is common, if it continues and isn't alleviated by anti-inflammatory medications — but is alleviated by bending over — see your doctor. Ordinary back pain won't go away simply by bending over. Back pain occurring in the mid to upper back can also be one of the first symptoms of lung cancer
• Itchy spots. If you have an itchy or painful lesion on your skin — especially if it doesn't heal — get it checked. According to a recent study by Temple University School of Medicine, itchy spots could be non-melanoma skin cancer. Of lesions diagnosed as squamous cell skin cancer, 46.6 percent were itchy and 42.5 percent were painful, and 31.9 percent of basal cell cancers were itchy and 19.9 percent were painful. Deadly melanoma was much less likely to be either itchy or painful.

• Unexplained fever. Although fever is a common symptom of advanced cancer, a persistent low-grade fever with no obvious cause is often an early sign of blood cancers, like leukemia or lymphoma. Fevers can be either low-grade or high grade, and one that lasts longer than three days without an obvious cause should be investigated. Unexplained night sweats can also be a sign of cancer. more  

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Thank you all for appreciating my post. Best Regards to you all. more  
Thank you sir, It is good information shared by you. more  
Arun. Your website is very Informative. Very Good work. Some of the preventive check list I have given above. This has been supplimented by Sita Paintal. more  
Cancer can be prevented by changing life style.and also screening regularly both men and women

Best regards

S Paintal


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Thanks Mr Chandra. The best way to treat and beat cancer is early detection and treatment. Unfortunately, due to lack of information, most of the people tend to ignore the initial symptoms of cancer.
I am looking o compile a reference self - examination checklist for a common man for different type of cancer. Can someone from this group help me with the same?
You can send the list at agupta107@yahoo.com
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