According to the National Foundation for Medical Research, 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer. On the other hand, the National Cancer Institute noted that prostate cancer caused 8876 deaths in 2012. Find out how to detect certain types of cancer in their early stages!
There are over 200 types of cancer, but these 5 are the most deadly. These are their symptoms:
- Breast cancer
Breast cancer can result in a knot or ball (mass) that can be felt in the breast tissue. Even men can suffer because of the thickening of the breast tissue.
- Prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is manifested by blood in the stool, urine and semen. Person suffering from this type of cancer tends to urinate frequently and faces micturition disorders (weak or interrupted urine, pain during urination).
- Cervical cancer
Symptoms of cervical cancer are:
– Vaginal bleeding
– Adverse odor from vaginal secretions
– Pelvic pain
– Pain during sexual intercourse
– Back pains
– Pain during urination
- Mouth cancer
The mouth cancer is characterized by lumps and swellings, or white or red patches in the mouth and pouts. Unexplained bleeding in the mouth can also be a symptom of cancer of the mouth.
- Skin cancer
The changes on the skin are a very common sign of skin cancer. Basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma are the most common types of skin cancer.