Types Of Cancer

A person's body is composed of many different types of cells that will grow, divide, and then die. Sometimes these cells undergo mutations that grow and divide themselves faster than normal cells. Clumps of abnormal cells will form a tumor. If these tumors are malignant, he will attack and kill healthy tissue in the body. This is referred to as cancer.

Some cancers are more easily treatable when detected in its early stage due to a higher level of her healing. But not all cancers are easily detected. Cancer that is easy and hard to detect? Some types of cancer that is easy and difficult to detect is as follows.

Cancer that is easily detected

1. skin cancer
Skin cancer, including cancers that are easy to detect, because generally the symptoms that arise to look like a new growth in the leather, the wound never healed, no change in shape or colour of a mole, as well as other changes in the skin. If any of these symptoms arise should immediately consult a doctor.

2. cancer of testis
This cancer occurs most often between the ages of 15-34 years. Most of these cancers detected by ourselves that is by finding a lump that be great, unusual pain or pain. Because that man should be checked regularly so that testisnya can know the changes that have occurred.

3. breast cancer
Breast cancer is generally easily detected primarily by myself. More early detection is the perfect opportunity to recover will be greater. Early detection can be done is to do mammography, breast tests by doctors or nurses and breast self examination (AWARE of).

4. Cervical Cancer (cervical cancer)
Cervical cancer is a type that is easily detected by performing tests of pap smears every 2 years since sexually active. In addition through pap smears, this cancer can also be detected through the examination of the pelvis that the doctor will feel the every changing shape and size of the uterus, vagina, ovaries, tubal, bladder, and rectum.

Cancer that is difficult to detect

1. cancers of the colon (large intestine) and rectum (rectal)
This cancer is generally somewhat difficult to detect because it requires examination of a blood test from feces. The test is performed to determine the existence of hidden blood in the stools. A small amount of stool will be tested in the laboratory to know there's blood in the feces or not because this cancer causing bleeding. But the blood in the feces can also be caused by factors of non-cancer, therefore there must be follow-up tests to aid in diagnosis.

2. prostate cancer
Cancer that attacks the male is generally difficult to detect because it does not cause symptoms in the initial stage. The symptoms will start to appear at an advanced stage such difficult urination, blood in urine and liquid cement, swelling of the legs, discomfort in the pelvic and shoulder pain. Diagnosis is made through an examination of blood, doctors checked the shape and size of the prostate as well as through the examination of the prostate cells.

3. lung cancer
This type of cancer is generally difficult to detect at an early stage because it does not cause symptoms. If you have entered an advanced stage of new symptoms such as cough which arise never stop, bleed when cough despite minor, shortness of breath, chest pain, weight loss without cause, pain in bones and headaches. Diagnosis is through examination of x-rays, tests the cells through phlegm or take a sample of tissue.

4. pancreatic cancer
This cancer begins in pancreatic tissues, namely the organs in the abdomen that is located on the back of the lower abdomen. This cancer has a poor level of healing even if diagnosed early, because it spreads rapidly and is rarely detected in its early stages. Signs and symptoms will not appear until the cancer was entered into the advanced stage.

5. brain cancer
Symptoms appear generally vary depending on the location, size, and speed the growth of the cancer. In General, cancer is characterized by a change in the pattern of increased frequency of headaches, nausea or vomiting, sudden and impaired balance, seizures and hearing loss. This cancer can also be caused due to the spread of cancer in other body areas. (*/Detikhealth)