Cancer can be defined as a group of cells that abnormally grows (tumor) and spread vigorously to other parts of body. Every tumors cannot be considered as cancer.
Types of cancers:
There are numerous types of cancers including: skin cancer, breast cancer, bone cancer, brain tumor, blood cancer, eye cancer, lung cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, ovarian cancer, anal cancer, stomach cancer, bladder cancer etc.
Normally symptoms of cancer depends upon the type, spot and size of cancer.
General symptoms of cancer:
- Weight loss without any reason
- Changes in skin nature
- Changes in bowel habits
- White patches inside the mouth or on the tongue
- Unusual bleeding
- Thickening at some other parts
- Trouble in swallowing
Usually people neglect these symptoms. This might be because they don't know that these symptoms can mean the danger of cancer.
Causes of cancer:
The major cause of the disease is the abnormal multiplication of the cancerous cells. But there are many other causes like, genetical reasons, use of tobacco, improper diet habit, physical activities, exposure to sun and UV, exposure to radiations and chemicalsand environmental pollution.
In few cases, cancer is diagnosed incidentally while undergoing some other medications. Doctors diagnose with a physical examination and the medical history of the patient. Laboratory test of blood, urine, stool etc. may point out the abnormalities of cancer. For a detailed diagnosis imaging techniques like, X-ray, CT scan, MRI scan, ultrasound, fibre-optic endoscopy etc. are carried out. In order to confirm the diagnosis, doctors suggest for biopsy.
Common treatments for cancer includes, surgery , chemotherapy, immunotherapy, radiation therapy, stem cell transplant, hyperthermia, photodynamic therapy, donation and transfusion blood product and lasers in cancer treatment.
Prevention steps of cancer:
There are some steps that can be taken to prevent the chances of cancer:
- Never use tobacco
- Keep a healthy diet
- Maintain a proper body weight
- Stay physically active
- Avoid the risky chances
- Be protected from sun
- Get immunized
It's always better to get treated at the early stages itself. Your doctor is the best person to support you with the apt treatments.
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