Cancer Detection

Early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for successful treatment. There are two major components of early detection of cancer: First one is education to promote early diagnosis and the second one is screening.Recognizing possible warning signs of cancer and taking prompt action leads to early diagnosis. Increased awareness of possible warning signs of cancer, among physicians, nurses and other health care providers as well as among the general public, can have a great impact on the disease.

Hear to your inner voice for early cancer detection

Please watch out for the following persistent early warning signs which could indicate the possibility of cancer and therefore deserve early medical evaluation.

  • RAPID WEIGHT LOSS WITHOUT APPARENT CAUSE
  • FREQUENT CHANGES IN BOWEL OR BLADDER HABITS
  • A SCAB, SORE OR ULCER THAT FAILS TO HEAL WITHIN THREE WEEKS
  • UNUSUAL BLEEDING OR DISCHARGE FROM GENITAL,URINARY OR DIGSTIVE TRACT
  • A THICKENING OR LUMP IN BREAST OR ELSEWHERE
  • PERSISTENT INDIGESTION
  • PERSISTENT DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING
  • A MOLE OR BLEMISH OR WART THAT ENLARGES, BLEEDS OR ITCHES
  • A PERSISTENT COUGH OR HOARSENESS
  • SEVERE RECURRENT HEADCHES
  • COUGHING UP BLOODY SPUTUM(phlegm)
  • PERSISTENT ABDOMINAL PAIN
  • CHANGE IN SHAPE OR SIZES OF TESTES
  • BLOOD IN URINE WITH NO PAIN ON URINATION
  • VAGINAL BLEEDING OR SPOTTING BETWEEN PERIODS OR AFTER MENOPAUSE
  • BLEEDING OR DISCHARGE FROM NIPPLE