Symptoms of 6 life-threatening types of cancer that most people ignore

Cancer is the fastest-spreading disease around the world that causes millions of deaths each year, a new study highlights these symptoms of cancer.

There are several types of cancer, 6 of which are considered the most life-threatening.

Cancers in the lungs, liver, brain, esophagus, pancreas and stomach are considered the most deadly.

One of the main reasons for the rapid spread of cancer is discovered, the common habit by adopting which you can keep a disease like cancer away from yourself , know the easiest way to avoid disease like cancer, but most people suffering from these types of cancer know the disease very late because they ignore the symptoms of the disease.

A study by Less Survivable Cancers Taskforce suggests that ignoring the symptoms of life-threatening types of cancer can have devastating consequences.

In this study, 2,000 people were surveyed and found that only one percent of people were able to identify the symptoms of liver cancer, as well as 2 and 3 percent of people were able to identify the symptoms of esophageal and stomach cancer.

Researchers said that it is very worrying that most people are not aware of the common symptoms of cancer.

They added that early diagnosis of the disease increases the likelihood of treatment, so it is important that people know the symptoms of this disease and they can keep an eye on the changes in their body, even if the symptoms feel irrelevant, it is better to consult a doctor.

The study also talked about the symptoms that appear in people suffering from six types of cancer.

Symptoms of brain cancer include vision and speech problems, headaches, vomiting, nausea, seizures, mental and behavioral changes.

In people with liver cancer, symptoms such as unexpected decrease in body weight, loss of desire to eat, feeling sick, abdominal pain or swelling, jaundice, itching on the skin, fatigue, fever, bleeding in vomiting and dark color of urine are common.

People with lung cancer suffer from symptoms such as lung continuous cough, cough bleeding, chest pain, unexpected decrease in body weight, loss of desire to eat, shortness of breath, fatigue and weakness.

Problems in swallowing esophagus food, indigestion or heartburn, loss of desire to eat, vomiting, pain in the stomach, chest or back, persistent coughing, hearing loss, fatigue and shortness of breath are prominent symptoms of esophageal cancer.

The symptoms that people suffering from this type of pancreatic cancer face include back or stomach pain, loss of desire to eat, unexpected decrease in body weight, yellowing of skin color, jaundice, indigestion and intestinal problems.

Stomach indigestion that continues, heartburn, flatulence or feeling full at a little meal, abdominal pain, difficulty swallowing food and unexpected decrease in body weight are notable symptoms of this cancer.



4th Professional Medical Student. Karachi Medical and Dental College.

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