Prevention from Cancer.

I am 50+ male, want to know how to detect cancer. What are the test should be carried out so that cancer can be detected or resisted before it attacks on our body. more  

As per Siddha medicne, eating regularly few leaf of Billy pathra( Vilva or Bilva used to do Shiv puja) will prevent cancer. more  
Follow this based upon what you have just shared with my opinion as below: Oral cancer and Colo Rectal cancer is different. To avoid oral cancer refrain from tobacco in any form. for CRC - Colo rectal cancer avoid very spicy for, keep away from foods such as meat that cause constipation (meats), have enough natural fibre in food and and also believe that refraining from any cancer causing substances that you will not develop cancer. In case of irritable bowel please have enzymes and curd during day as far as possible. 80% of the problems arise from stomach problems, keep it healthy and exercise to Accost, Assail, Assault, and Attack cancer on daily basis. All the best. more  
I do not have any family history for any type of cancer, but my elder brother recently suffered with oral cancer as he was chain smoker and chewing tobacco. I asked my family doctor sane question what I posted here. He advised every male above 50 should go for colanscopy. My querry is should I go for such test, and how often. Annually or as you suggest. more  
Mr Agarwal thanks for raising a question that eats up into every survivors dear ones brains and is raising many fold anxiety in a world now almost at a global scale of cancer incidence. Yes there are many ways to detect cancer and also many reasons why one must now. it is now normally understood how cancer develops but for a normal persons wisdom let is recap the source of cancer- it is caused by a mutation in the DNA but often to delay into cancer may take a very long time (several years) and is sone other cases it can be sporadic (Sudden) in nature. Some call this bad luck, by chance or others aim it to be a cause of unhealthy lifestyle and environment to include main causes like polluted water, air and also food containing pesticides. Screening for cancer can have several reasons that are genetic factors, family incidence but symptoms are often different from the reasons to screen. I shall try and reply remaining to the question of cancer screening as under (DO NOT FORGET TO SEE THE CLOSING STATEMENT AT THE END and ALSO i PERSONALLY DO NOT RECOMMEND SCREENING IF YOU DO NOT FALL UNDER A HIGH RISK CATEGORY): What is cancer screening? — Cancer screening is a way in which doctors check for some forms of cancer in the body. Cancer screening is done when a person feels healthy. The goal of cancer screening is to find those cancers that can be found as early as possible, before a person has any symptoms. Different tests can be used to screen for different types of cancers. The age at which screening starts varies depending on the type of cancer being screened for. That’s because different cancers tend to strike at different times in a person’s life. Why should I have cancer screening? — Cancer that is found early often is small and can sometimes be cured or treated easily. Treating certain cancers early can help people live longer. Sometimes, screening finds cells that do not yet show cancer, but that might turn into cancer cells. Doctors often treat this “pre-cancer” before it has a chance to become cancer. Does everyone have the same cancer screening? — No. Not everyone is screened for the same types of cancer. And not everyone begins cancer screening at the same age. For example, people with a family history of certain cancers might begin screening at a younger age than people without a family history. People might have repeat screening tests at different times, too. Ask your doctor or nurse: ●Which cancers should I be screened for? ●Do I have a choice about screening tests? ●At what age should I begin cancer screening? ●How often should I be screened? Does an abnormal screening test result mean that I have cancer? — Not always. An abnormal screening test result means that you might have cancer. It does not mean that you definitely have cancer. If you have an abnormal result, your doctor or nurse will probably need to do other tests to find out for sure if anything is wrong. Try not to worry about having cancer until you follow up with your doctor or nurse. Which cancers can people be screened for? — Some of the types of cancer for which screening tests are available are: ●Breast cancer – The main test used to screen for breast cancer is called a “mammogram.” Doctors do not always agree about when women should start having mammograms. But most women start around age 40 or 50. Women who have a strong family history of breast cancer might begin screening earlier. Work with your doctor or nurse to decide when to start breast cancer screening and at what age you might stop screening. ●Colon cancer – There are multiple screening tests for colon cancer. The choice of which test to have is up to you and your doctor. Doctors recommend that most people begin having colon cancer screening at age 50. Some people have an increased chance of getting colon cancer, because of a strong family history or certain medical conditions. These people might begin screening at a younger age. ●Cervical cancer – The main test used to screen for cervical cancer is called a “Pap smear.” Cervical cancer screening often begins when a woman turns 21. Doctors might add on another screening test after a woman turns 30. Women who are older than 65 might not need to continue cervical cancer screening. If you are older than 65, talk with your doctor about whether or not you should keep getting screened. ●Prostate cancer – The main test used to screen for prostate cancer is called a “PSA test.” It is unclear whether getting screened for prostate cancer can extend a man’s life or help him feel better. For this reason, most experts do not recommend routine prostate cancer screening. Instead, experts recommend that each man work with his doctor to decide whether screening is right for him. In most cases, men should start discussing prostate cancer screening around the age of 50. Most doctors do not recommend screening for men age 70 or older or for men with serious health problems. ●Lung cancer – The main test used to screen for lung cancer is an imaging test called a “low dose CT scan.” If you are at high risk of lung cancer, for example because you smoke, ask your doctor about the risks and benefits of screening. But if you really want to reduce your chances of getting or dying from lung cancer, the best thing you can do is to stop smoking. ●Ovarian cancer – To screen for ovarian cancer, doctors can do a blood test, an imaging test called an ultrasound, or both. But these tests are not very accurate. Still, the tests are sometimes used in women with a family history of ovarian or breast cancer. For them, screening might begin at age 30 to 35. Screening is not recommended for women who do not have a family history of ovarian or breast cancer. more  
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