Thursday, 10 October 2013

Stomach Cancer and Cancer tips

 Early stage in Stomach Cancer causes the following symptoms:

  • Indigestion or burning sensation (Heartburn)
  • Loss of appetite, especially in meat.

Late stage of Stomach Cancer:

  • Abdominal pain or discomfort in the upper abdomen.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Diarrhea or consipation.
  • Bloating of the stomach after mals.
  • Weight Loss.
  • Weakness and fatigue.
  • Bleeding  (vomiting Blood or Blood in the stool). Which  will appear as black, which can lead to anemia.
  • Difficult in Swallowing.

What Causes Stomach Cancer ?

  • Tobacco (cigarrette) smoking.
  • Excess intake alcohol.
  • Bacteria called (hpylori)

What are the High risk of Stomach Cancer ?

  • Smoked Food.
  • Salted fish andMeat.
  • Pickled Vegetable.
  • Cured meats (ham, salami, sausages)

Dietary Prtotective Factors:

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Vitamins A and C

Other factors assosiated wit Stomach Cancer:

  • Darkness of skin, oxilla and groin pains.
  • Skin lesions-seborrhere keratoses.
  • Stomach Cancer is the fourth most common cancer, it is most common in men.
  • Persons under the age 55 seeking medical attention for indigestion has stomach cancer.
  • One out 50 persons of all age seeking medical attention for burping and indigestion have stomach cancer.

  • Surgery
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation

Colon Cancer:

  • Colon Cancer develops in the large colon or large intenstine. it is the Second Cancer affecting both men and women.

  • Environmental exposure.
  • Genetic (predispositon)
  • Diet high in fat.
  • Red meat.
  • Excess calories intake.
  • Alcohol intake.
high Risk Factors:
  1. After 50 years.
  2. Smoking.
  3. Inflammatory disease (Ulcerative colitis crohn's colitis).
  4. symptms
  5. A change in bowl habit.
  6. Blood stool.
  7. Boating, persistent abdominal distention.
  8. Feeling of fullness evenafter having a bowel movement.
  9. Constipation.
  10. Narrowing of the stool ribbon.
  11. Persistent chronic fatigue.
  12. Abdominal discomfort.
  13.  Unexplained weight Loss.


  • Diets high in fiber.
  • itamins.
  • Avoidg cigarette and alcohol.eating plan.
  • Screening
Some Cancers May Be Avoided and You Can Improve Your General Health If You Adopt a Healthuer Lifstyle.

Preventing Cancer:

  1. Avoid becoming overweight.
  2. Do not smoke. Smokers should stop as quickly as possible and should not smoke around other people.
  3. Follow a healthy eating plan. This inculdes eating more whole grain and limiting high fast food. Eat at least five serving of fruits and vegetable each day.
  4. Excersise regularly; try to excersise for atleast 30 minutes on most daysof the week.
  5. If you drink alcohol, whether beer, wine or strong drinks, try to limit the amount you drink.
  6. Avoid being in the sun to long and avoid sunburn especially in children.
  7. If you know that a substance has been linked to cancer; try to avoid coming in contact with that substances which may cause cancer.
  8. see your doctor if you notice. a limp, a sore which does not heal.
  9. See your doctor if you have persistent problem, such as cough which does not go awy. Persistent hoarsensess, change in bowel or urinary habitsor sudden weight loss.
  10. Women should check their breast for lunps regulary, especially after menstration. Get your breast exams by doctor and get regukar mamograms, starting age 40.
  11. Men over 50 years are at high risk of developing prostate cancer. See your doctor and find if you need to get tested.

This message is brought to you in concideration of the Cancer Society Awareness Month Celebrating in October. For mor information of how you can live a better life you visit the nearest Doctor.

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