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Daytime Early Cancer Signs For Men

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Daytime's resident doc and Bradenton Cardiology Center's Dr. Srini Iyengar has some tips on possible early signs of four different types of cancer in men:


Pancreatic cancer can develop in the glandular cells of the pancreas; the ducts tend to be the most susceptible area.


Warning-bell checklist for pancreatic cancer

  • Upper abdominal pain that radiates toward your back
  • Jaundice
  • Fat in stool or pale-colored stool
  • Dark urine
  • Weight loss
  • Nausea


Esophageal Cancer for example presents itself early on with symptoms similar to heartburn.


Warning-bell checklist for esophageal cancer

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Indigestion
  • Chest Pain
  • Weight Loss

Lung cancer can also have some subtle symptoms. And believe it or not 15% of lung cancer diagnoses in this country are for patients who have NEVER picked up a cigarette.


Warning-bell checklist for lung cancer

  • A cough that does not go away
  • Pain or Aching in Your Shoulder, Back, Chest, or Arm


Prostate Cancer is also not very obvious in its symptoms.


Warning-bell checklist for prostate cancer 

  • Changes in how many times you need to use the restroom
  • Any blood or discharge in your urine
  • Lower back pain



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