Cancer is a severe disease that requires early detection for life-saving-treatment. Not every one can survive cancer. Thus, early signs of cancer can really help treat it before it spreads in the entire body. To know what are the early signs of cancer, read below.

According to cancer.gov, following are some of the signs and symtpons of cancer:
Some of the symptoms that cancer may cause include:

Breast changes

Lump or firm feeling in your breast or under your arm

Nipple changes or discharge

Skin that is itchy, red, scaly, dimpled, or puckered


Bladder changes

Trouble urinating

Pain when urinating

Blood in the urine

Bleeding or bruising, for no known reason

Bowel changes 

Blood in the stools

Changes in bowel habits

Cough or hoarseness that does not go away

Eating problems

Pain after eating (heartburn or indigestion that doesn’t go away)

Trouble swallowing

Belly pain

Nausea and vomiting

Appetite changes

Fatigue that is severe and lasts

Fever or night sweats for no known reason

Mouth changes

A white or red patch on the tongue or in your mouth

Bleeding, pain, or numbness in the lip or mouth

Neurological problems



Vision changes

Hearing changes

Drooping of the face

Skin changes

A flesh-colored lump that bleeds or turns scaly

A new mole or a change in an existing mole

A sore that does not heal

Jaundice (yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes)

Swelling or lumps anywhere such as in the neck, underarm, stomach, and groin

Weight gain or weight loss for no known reason

If you see one or more that one symptom that is intervening in your everyday life, do not hesitate to visit a good doctor to get it checked. It may not necessarily be cancer but early detection is the best.

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Aastha Kochar

Aastha Kochar

A freelance content writer who specializes in writing long-form articles that generate traffic for health and wellness, lifestyle and digital marketing brands.

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