Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, with cancer-related deaths increasing by over 20% between 1999 and 2015. It’s important to stay aware of any symptoms that could point to cancer, like unexplained weight loss or changes in bowel movements.
What is Cancer?
Cancer is a general term that refers to a collection of similar diseases that affect cells in the body. There are many different types of cancer, but they all involve abnormal cell growth and division. Cancer can be benign or malignant. Benign cancers grow very slowly and have little risk for spreading to other parts of the body. Malignant cancers grow rapidly and have a higher risk for spreading to other parts of the body or for spreading to other people.
Symptoms of Cancer
One of the most common types of cancer in North America is colorectal cancer. If you notice any of these symptoms you should contact your doctor immediately: – Changes in bowel habits
- Rectal bleeding
- Loss of appetite
- A warm, swollen feeling in the abdomen
Causes of Cancer
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in America, and it can be difficult to diagnose. There are certain key signs you need to watch out for that could mean that the person you know suffers from cancer. These are not fool-proof but may help give you some indication if something is wrong or not.
Prevention and Treatment
The following are common signs of cancer related to food.
This is a brief overview of some of the most common food cancer symptoms you need to be aware of. If you see any of these signs in your food, it is best to avoid eating or buying that food.