5 Common Types of Cancer and Their Symptoms You Need to Know!

According to the Foundation for Medical Research (FRM), 1 in 8 women are likely to develop breast cancer. On the other hand, the National Cancer Institute notes that prostate cancer caused 8.876 deaths in 2012. Discover how to detect certain types of cancer in their early stages!

There are more than 200 types of cancer, but these are the most deadly, here are their symptoms:

1. Breast Cancer

Breast cancer can result in a node or a lump (mass) that can be felt in the breast tissue. Even men can suffer from this because of the thickening of the breast tissue.

2. Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is manifested by blood in the stool, urine and in the sperm. You will tend to urinate frequently and experience urination problems (weak or interrupted urine, pain during urination).

3. Cancer of the cervix

The symptoms of cervical cancer are:

– Vaginal bleeding

– Undesirable odors of vaginal secretions

– Pelvic pain

– Pain during intercourse

– Back pain

– Pain during urination

4. Cancer of the mouth

The cancer of the mouth manifests itself in lumps and swellings, or by white or red and soft spots in the mouth. Unexplained bleeding in the mouth can also be a symptom of a cancer of the mouth.

5. Skin Cancer

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.


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