relatively young and healthy. But it should be, regardless of your age or family history.ancer may not be on your radar, especially if you’re
Before you discount that persistent cough as just another part of the flu season, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second glance. According to a new study by Cancer Research U.K., more than half of adults have experienced alarm bells that could mean cancer, yet just two percent of them believed cancer could be a possible cause.
Certain red flag symptoms are sometimes early warning signs of cancer and other serious illnesses. Here are 7 cancer symptoms that every woman should be on the lookout for:
Abnormal vaginal bleeding
More than 90% of women diagnosed with endometrial cancer (also known as uterine cancer) experience irregular bleeding. If you have already undergone menopause, any bleeding or spotting should be evaluated.
If no menopause yet?
See your doctor if you experience bleeding between periods, heavy bleeding or bleeding during sex. This can also be a sign of cervical or vaginal cancer, which can often be cured when detected early.
Fortunately the Pap test can find cervical cancer in its earliest and most curable stage, before there are any signs or symptoms.