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The word cancer shouldn't be as scary as it used to be. If we are aware of it's working, it can be fought better. Progress made in the field of medicine is swifter than ever.
While most people are aware of cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan to detect the disease in its early stages and encourage others to do the same. Come let's educate ourselves a bit in, what's it all about?
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A cancer that forms in the cells of the breasts. It can occur in women and rarely in men.
Symptoms - include a lump in the breast, bloody discharge from the nipple and changes in the shape or texture of the nipple or breast.
Treatment - depends on the stage of cancer. It may consist of chemotherapy, radiation, hormone therapy and surgery.Learn more about breast cancer
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A cancer of the colon or rectum, located at the lower end of the digestive tract.
Symptoms - depend on the size and location of the cancer. Some commonly experienced symptoms include changes in bowel habits, changes in stool consistency, blood in the stool and abdominal discomfort.
Treatment - depends on the size, location and how far the cancer has spread. Common treatments include surgery to remove the cancer, chemotherapy and radiation therapy.Learn more about colon cancer
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Cancer that begins in the bladder. This cancer typically affects older adults.
Symptoms - include painless blood in the urine or frequent and painful urination, swelling in the lower legs, a growth in the pelvis near the bladder.
Treatment - include surgery, biological therapy and chemotherapy. Bladder cancer has a better chance of being treated successfully if it is found early.Learn more about bladder cancer
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A cancer of blood-forming tissues, hindering the body's ability to fight infection.
Symptoms - Many patients with slow-growing types of leukaemias don't have symptoms. Rapidly growing types of leukaemia may cause symptoms that include fatigue, weight loss, frequent infections and easy bleeding or bruising.
Treatment - is highly variable. For slow-growing leukaemia, treatment may include monitoring. For aggressive leukaemias, treatment includes chemotherapy that's sometimes followed by radiation and stem-cell transplant.Learn more about blood cancer
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A cancer that begins in the lungs and most often occurs in people who smoke.
Symptoms - include cough (often with blood), chest pain, wheezing and weight loss. These symptoms often don't appear until the cancer is advanced.
Treatment - Most small cell and non-small-cell lung cancers are treated with chemotherapy; they may also be treated with radiation therapy and surgery. These methods may be used together, depending on the patient's condition.Learn more about lung cancer
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It occurs when the pigment-producing cells that give color to the skin become cancerous.
Symptoms - include a change in an existing mole, the development of a new pigmented or unusual-looking growth on your skin.
Treatment - includes surgery to remove affected lymph nodes, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, biological therapy and targeted therapy.Learn more about skin cancer
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