Cancer Early Warning Signs

What are the early signs of cancer for men?

Early symptoms of cancer in men include the following bowel changes, rectal bleeding, urinary changes, blood in urine, persistent back pain, unusual coughing, testicular lumps, excessive fatigue. These are the main signs to look out for

What are the early signs of cancer for women?

Below is a list of 10 cancer symptoms women shouldn't ignore

  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding. More than 90% of women diagnosed with endometrial cancer experience irregular bleeding.
  • Unexplained weight loss.
  • Vaginal discharge colored with blood.
  • Constant fatigue.
  • Swollen leg.
  • Loss of appetite or feeling full all the time.
  • Pain in the pelvis or abdominal area.
  • A bloated belly.

How does cancer start?

Your body is made up of 100 million million cells. Cancer can start when just one of them begins to grow and multiply too much. The result is a growth called a tumour. Benign tumours are localised growths – they only cause problems if they put pressure on nearby tissues, such as the brain.

What is cancer and types of cancer?

Types of cancer are usually named for the organs or tissues where the cancers form. For example, lung cancer starts in cells of the lung, and brain cancer starts in cells of the brain. Cancers also may be described by the type of cell that formed them, such as an epithelial cell or a squamous cell.