Team Up Cancer
  1. Managing Director
  2. Managing Director
  3. Managing Director
  4. Managing Director

Cancer Symptoms in AYA Young Adults with Cancer

This area is fully editable and gives you the opportunity to go into more detail about your business, what you do and what sets you apart from the competition. This area is editable and gives you the opportunity to go into more detail about your business, what you do and what makes you just that little bit special. This area can be fully edited and gives you the opportunity to introduce yourself, your website or company, your products or services. This area is 100% editable and you can use it to say whatever you wish to your website visitors. All the images are fully editable so you can add your own to customize each page.
Remember to keep your wording friendly, approachable and easy to understand…as if you were talking to your customers. You can edit text on your website by double clicking on a text box on your website. Alternatively, when you select a text box a settings menu will appear. Selecting ‘Edit Text’ from this menu will also allow you to edit the text within this text box.

If you have any questions, please visit our Support Center where we have lots of helpful articles that will assist you in creating the website of your dreams!
By Wells Foster and Jacob Young

*This guide is for educational purposes only. This guide is not to be used as a substitute for medical treatment and is not intended to diagnose any illness or disease.
Cancer is a varying and wide disease. Each type of cancer has its own unique symptoms, and many cancer symptoms are also symptoms of common, more benign illnesses. This is a guide showing some of the common cancer symptoms and things to be on the lookout for. If you suspect you have cancer contact your doctor immediately.
Cancer is best treated when caught early, so knowing possible symptoms could prevent cancer from becoming worse.

Read about Common Symptoms Below: 

Fatigue is a feeling of extreme tiredness that does not subside with rest. Fatigue can be a symptom of some colon or stomach cancers, as well as some blood cancers.

A fever is a common symptom among many illnesses, so don’t fear if you have a fever and immediately think it’s cancer. However, almost all forms of cancer will produce a fever at some point. A fever is often a sign of cancer spreading from one area to another. Fever can be a sign of blood cancers, such as leukemia or lymphoma. 

There can be many reasons why someone can have headaches the range from dehydration, tension, migraines, warning of aneurisms, to spinal cord tumors, brain cancer, to sarcomas, and lymphomas in the brain.  If you are getting frequent headache or have higher than normal pain.  It is important you seek medical attention right away.  

Skin color changes
Changes in skin color can be a sign of skin cancer. Symptoms include hyperpigmentation (darker skin color) erythema (reddend skin) and jaundice (yellowing skin.)
These are just general symptoms that are seen in several types of cancer. Certain cancers have their own symptoms.

Swollen glands   
Enlarged lymph nodes. There are hundreds of lymph nodes found in the body, and Lymph nodes are small bean-shaped structure that is part of the body’s immune system. . Clusters of lymph nodes are found in the neck, axilla (underarm), chest, abdomen, and groin. 

Unexpected and rapid weight loss
Losing weight quickly and rapidly is a possible symptom of cancer. Losing ten or more pounds within a few weeks can be an early warning sign of cancer of the pancreas, esophagus, lung, Leukemia. 

Unexplainable Severe Pain
If you have any unexpected or extreme pain, seek medical attention right away.  Reoccurring or constant back pain can be a symptom as well. 

Some of the most common cancer-specific symptoms are:

Sores or bumps that won’t heal   
Skin cancers can appear like common sores that won’t heal. Long term sores on the mouth could be signs of oral cancer, common in individuals that drink excessively and/or consume tobacco. Sores on genitalia could be cancer symptoms and should be seen by a health professional.

A blemish/wart changing.
A wart, freckle, or mole that changes size, color, or shape should be seen by a medical professional ASAP, as that could be a sign of skin cancer. 

Change in bathroom habits
Changes in frequency of defecation, urination, or a change in consistency of defecation could be symptoms of prostate cancer or bladder cancer.

A long-term cough
A cough that refuses to go away could be a sign of lung cancer. Hoarseness can be a sign of cancer in the larynx (your voice box) or of the thyroid gland.

Symptoms of cancer of the testicle or breast:
Unexplainable lump beneath skin
Symptoms of cancer of the cervix or uterus:
Vaginal bleeding or discharge

Cancer has many symptoms and each form of cancer has its own unique variations. If you believe you have cancer symptoms seek medical attention as soon as possible.