Know it, to control it

Cancer Symptoms

Don’t ignore some of these cancer symptoms

  • Non- traumatic painless bleeding from any part of the body, this can be from mouth, nose, ears, vagina, skin and rectum.
  • Swelling in any part of the body, which is painless and is growing fast over a few weeks to a month and/or a swelling that was present for a long time, which starts growing rapidly
  • Cough which is present for more than three weeks especially in smokers and if associated with blood mixed sputum
  • Fever of unknown origin that does not subside after 3-4 weeks of regular medication
  • An ulcer or a wound that is not related to injury especially in the mouth or on skin
  • Unplanned weight loss of more than 10% of the body weight in 6 months
  • Hoarseness of voice not responding to regular medication
  • Alternating constipation and diarrhea
  • Increased frequency of night time urination, thinning of urinary stream or obstructive symptoms are most common due to benign prostate hyperplasia, however a urologist should be seen and the person should be investigated thoroughly
  • Headaches associated with vomiting with or without seizures and /or visual symptoms