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The Early Warning Signs of Cancer

Cancer, according to Self-Medication Guide, is an abnormal and uncontrolled cell division, resulting in a malignant growth or tumor that may spread by means of the lymphatic system or bloodstream to other parts of the body. In any given case early diagnosis of cancer is undoubtedly one of the most important aspects of a successful cure.

To assist you the seven warning signs and the self-examination techniques, as promoted by the National Cancer Association, are given below.

  1. Unusual bleeding or discharge.
  2. A lump or thickening in the breast or elsewhere.
  3. A sore that does not heal
  4. Change in normal bowel or bladder habits.
  5. Hoarseness or cough.
  6. Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing
  7. Change in a wart or mole.

Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms persist longer than two weeks.

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