Signs and symptoms of cancer
The signs and symptoms of cancer depend on the particular type of cancer affecting the person.
The signs and symptoms of certain kinds of cancer are as follows.
Prostrate cancer: Retention of urine, interrupted flow of urine, pain in lower back, pelvis and upper thighs, weight loss.7
Urethral cancer: Retention of urine, nocturia, pain in urethra, swelling, penile or vaginal lesions, frequent urinary tract infection.8
Gall bladder cancer: Chronic gall bladder inflammation, jaundice and weight loss.9
Esophageal cancer: Dysphagia, weight loss, pain in epigastric area, respiratory symptoms.10
Nasopharyngeal cancer: Nasal bleeding and obstruction, deafness, headache, swelling in the neck.14
Endometrial cancer: Unusual bleeding, painful menstrual periods.15
Leukemia: Anemia, weight loss, bone and joint pain, bleeding from nose, thrombocytopenia, and immune dysfunction.19
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Written by: Healthplus24 team
Date last updated: October 05, 2012