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Types of Cancer and How Early Detection (part I)


1. Cancer of the stomach (gastric)
There has been a total of 21 320 cases of gastric cancer cases this year. Gastric cancer usually occurs in people age 65 or older and high-risk men more than women. 
Stomach cancer early when it is still not cause specific symptoms, but after severe will cause discomfort, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, bloating after eating and weight loss.

2. Lung cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of death in both men and women. Lung cancer has occurred as many as 226 160 cases this year.
When lung cancer has been severe, the symptoms are persistent cough, chest pain, fatigue, shortness of breath and lung infections or pneumonia.
3. Colorectal cancer (colon and rectum)
Colorectal cancer is cancer that occurs in the colon and rectum. A total of 103 170 cases of colon cancer and 40 290 cases of rectal cancer this year. Most sufferers are people with 50 years of age or older.
You can do a test screening with sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy at age 50 years. Symptoms that arise in this type of cancer is constipation, rectal bleeding and weight loss.
4. Brain Cancer
Cancer that begins with the growth of brain tumors in the brain, although little remains should be removed because the tumor can grow and damage the brain cells are normal. Approximately 22 190 cases of brain cancer this year, based on data from the National Cancer Institute.
Common symptoms that occur in patients with brain cancer are headache, balance problems, impaired vision and hearing.
5. Bladder cancer
A total of 73 510 new cases of bladder cancer this year. Most occur in people 55 years of age or older and men are more at risk than women.
The doctor will perform a urine test or cystoscopy to see if you are at risk for bladder cancer or not. Symptoms in patients with bladder cancer is blood in the urine, too frequent urination and a burning pain when urinating.
6. Kidney Cancer
Form of kidney cancer in renal vessels that function to filter blood and dispose of substances that are not required by the body into the urine.
Symptoms experienced by patients with kidney cancer is blood in the urine, swollen feet and ankles, weight loss and sudden fatigue.
7. Liver cancer
Estimation of liver cancer cases this year occurred around 28 720 new cases mostly occur in men than women, according to the National Cancer Institute. People who have been diagnosed with hepatitis B or C or have a family history of cancer screening tests should be done with ultrasound or blood tests.
When the cancer has been severe, you will feel symptoms such as yellowing skin, vomiting and dizziness, dark urine color, loss of appetite and bloating.
8. Pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic cancer is a disease that include problems with digestion. American Cancer Society has recorded as many as 43 920 cases of pancreatic cancer that occurred this year. As many as 90 percent of patients aged over 55 years.
Symptoms experienced by patients with pancreatic cancer include dark urine color, pale yellow skin and eyes, vomiting and low back pain.

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