Cancer signs and symptoms

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Cancer symptoms are changes in the body caused by the presence of cancer. They are usually caused by the effect of a cancer on the part of the body where it is growing, although the disease can cause more general symptoms such as weight loss or tiredness. It is advisable that anyone experiencing unusual symptoms that are not normal for them for more than a few weeks should seek medical attention.

There are more than 100 different types of cancer with a wide range of different signs and symptoms, making it difficult to produce a definitive list. For information about the specific signs and symptoms of a specific type of cancer, please see the Wikipedia entry for that disease.

Typical symptoms of cancer include:[1]

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  1. ^ Possible symptoms of cancer. Cancer Research UK. Retrieved 07 December 2013

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