Cancer is one dreaded illness that is everyone’s worst nightmare. And an early detection is very vital for successful treatment of most cancers. Let us look at a few early signs and symptoms that indicate, that cancer may be growing in our bodies. The sooner we spot these signs of cancer, the better are our chances of beating it.
1. Lumps Beneath The Skin
Any new lumps in the body can be symptomatic of cancer. But if you want to recognize these lumps, you need to be comfortable with touching your body and knowing what’s normal and what is not ordinary. sometimes, lumps in the breast tissue are recognized by women and men who perform self-examination and feel the breast tissue on a regular basis. It is a good idea to touch and examine your body regularly, especially on and around the breasts, testicles, armpits, throat, abdomen and the skin. Examining these areas regularly will help you spot any abnormal growths before they have a chance of becoming larger.
In general, cancerous lumps tend to be more irregular in shape. They may also feel firm or solid, and might be fixed to the tissue in the breast. … However, in a small percentage of women, a painful breast lump turns out to be cancer. Cysts, which are fluid-filled lumps, are common in the breast and are benign.