Friday, 2 February 2018



According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 69.8% of women over 50 have taken a mammograph in the last couple of years.However, routine screening tests alone can’t always detect cancer and it’s very dangerous to rely on them completely.Women are often afraid of speaking about an unusual symptom with their doctors, but this is wrong and may be fatal.If there’s something wrong with your health, there may be an underlying problem such as cancer. This is why it’s very important to recognize the signs of cancer on time and never ignore them

1 Chronic cough, chest pain, wheezing, shortness of breathAll these symptoms are caused by lung tumors or leukemia. Some lung cancer patients have also reported pain that extends to the shoulder and arm.

2 Breast changes
Any kind of change or a detection of lump in your breasts can be a sign of cancer. Inverted nipples, nipple discharge, skin dimpling and redness on the breasts can also a sign of breast cancer, so make sure to inspect your breasts carefully and report any change to your doctor.

3 Swollen lymph nodes
If the lymph nodes on your neck, underarm or groin are swollen, it may indicate cancer of the lymph nodes. If the swollen nodes are accompanied by difficulty swallowing, it can be a sign of esophageal cancer.

4 Skin changes
If a mole on your skin changes its size, color or shape, you need to visit a doctor immediately.

6 Pain in the back
Constant back pain can be caused by brain, bone, liver and breast cancer. Visit a doctor to see if it’s a bad sprain or a more dangerous condition.

7Changes in the nails
Any kind of changes on your nails can indicate serious diseases including cancer. White or pale nails can be an indication of liver cancer, while clubbing on the nails may be a sign of lung cancer.