Men are usually careless and less sensitive to the cancer signal.Leonard Lechton, who is the deputy chief medical officer of the National Office of the American Cancer Society, wrote on the website of the Doctor of Online medicine, pointing out that in order to detect cancer early, men must focus on the following 15 symptoms.
Breast lumps. Few men pay attention to their breasts, but they do need to be attentive. If you find a lump in your chest, sunken or wrinkled skin, nipple inversion, nipple or chest skin redness or cutin, nipple secretion pus, etc., must promptly seek medical attention.
Pain. Men often complain of pain as they age. Most of the pain is unrelated to cancer, while others are precursors to cancer.
Testicular changes. Testicular cancer is frequently occurring between 20~39岁. Men are advised to self-examination the testicles once a month. Whether the testicles grow or shrink, it is worth noting that if there is swelling, caking or feeling heavy, you should seek early medical attention.
lymph node changes. If the axillary or cervical lymph nodes are found to increase or appear lumps, must go to the hospital.
Fever . Unexplained fever may indicate a disease, but it may also be caused by other minor illnesses. Most cancers will have a fever at some stage, usually when the cancer cells move from place to place. In addition, some hematologic diseases such as leukemiaor lymphoma can also cause fever.
Weight loss. If you lose more than 10% of your weight in 3-6 months, you should go to a doctor if you don’t have a diet or increase your exercise.
abdominal pain and depression. If abdominal pain occurs accompanied by depression, it is likely to be a symptom of pancreatic cancer . Other symptoms of the disease include jaundice , stool color soot, dark urine, and sometimes itchy body.
Fatigue. Fatigue is another vague indicator of cancer, often in the early stages of leukemia, rectal cancer or stomach cancer . If you feel extremely tired and don’t get better after a break, see a doctor as soon as possible.
Keep coughing. If the cough takes more than three or four weeks, or if the cough pattern changes, go to the doctor. It may be a sign of cancer, or it may be chronic bronchitis or acid reflux.
Difficulty swallowing. This is usually a concomitant symptom of gastrointestinal cancer such as esophageal cancer .
Skin changes. Many people know that a change in moles may be a symptom of skin cancer , but that changes in pigmentation, sudden subcutaneous bleeding, or massive cutin should also be noted.
Abnormal bleeding. If the urine, phlegm, blood, absolutely can not be taken lightly. Stool with blood is not necessarily hemorrhoids, may be caused by rectal cancer.
Oral changes. If you smoke or chew tobacco, pay particular attention to the white dots appearing on your mouth or tongue. It may be mucosal leukoplakia, and the chances of developing oral cancer are high.
Urination problems. Elderly men in the urinary system is prone to problems, such as urgency, frequent urination, urine, laughter or cough incontinence can be caused by the benign prostatic hyperplasia , it also has the risk of cancer.
indigestion . Many elderly people often mistakenly think they have a heart attack when they have severe indigestion. Persistent indigestion may be the manifestation of a tumor in the esophagus, throat or stomach.