Cancer is the most dangerous type of diseases discovered up till now. It has many types and kinds. In all its kinds, one thing is almost similar, which is that some of the human body’s cells start to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues. Due to this, human body immune cells get exposed to certain chemicals, like cytokines. In the long run Cancer cells frequently have deadly consequences which lead to the ultimate death of the patient.
Following are the most commonly found types of cancer affecting thousands of patients each year around the world:
It affects more than 1 million individuals each year. It can arise in the any part of the body, most commonly affecting surface area of skin which is usually exposed directly to sunrays. It further has several types most prominent being the squamous and basal cell skin cancer. It has been noted that skin cancer most commonly affects older people rather than young people. At that age they have a very weak and low immune system that in turn makes their skin vulnerable to cancer.
According to a research 219,440 cases had been recorded in 2009 pertaining to people suffering from lungs cancer. That kind of cancer attacks the lining cells of lungs injuring them deeper and deeper. Lung cancer is further divided into small and large cell types.
This type of cancer is more specific in women though men are also its prey in some parts of the world. This is by far the most common cancer type found in women of age 40 and above. It can be cured if diagnosed at an early stage and thus is not of danger in the civilized and developed countries.
It is considered to be the most painful type of cancer commonly found in Asian and African countries. According to a rough estimate over 192,200 cases of it are diagnosed annually.
Along with the above major types, the following common forms of cancer are also found in various parts of the world:
- Colorectal cancer
- Bladder cancer
- Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
- Kidney cancer
Impacts of Cancer
Most forms of cancer induce chromosomal abnormalities leading to further genetic complications. Initially it was thought that Cancer occur due to the uneven flow of lymph in the circulatory system. But now it has been changed due to modern research and diagnosis.
According to modern definition and analysis Cancer has become somewhat similar to a crab sending microscopic pincer which has its roots in the adjoining tissue which aren’t visible to naked eye, it obviously results in an inevitable relapse of human tissues and muscles.
A diagnosis should be made to ascertain their problem.
Top 10 Cancer Causing Foods
- Genetically Modified Foods (GMOs)
- Microwave Popcorn
- Canned Goods
- Grilled Red Meat
- Refined Sugar
- Salted, Pickled, and Smoked Foods
- Soda and Carbonated Beverages
- White Flour
- Farmed Fish
- Hydrogenated Oils
Signs and Symptoms
Following are some general signs and symptoms commonly associated with cancer and its various types:
- Lump in the skin
- Weight loss or gain with surprising speed
- Skin color changes
- Changes in excretion habits
- Long term cough or troubled breathing
- Difficulty in swallowing even soft food
- Hoarseness of voice
- Frequent indigestion
- Unconditional muscle pain
- Regular attacks of fevers
- Night sweats
- Unusual bleeding or bruising of skin which is not healed easily.
If you have any of the above symptoms, do not hesitate and instantly consult your doctor about immunizations and tests. It must be noted that certain viruses may also be a reason of the above-mentioned symptoms, but it cannot reduce your risk of cancer. Hence you must not ignore any of the above symptoms.