Common symptoms of cancer

By | April 21, 2012

Common symptoms of cancer, cancer patients due to tumor location and nature of different variety of clinical manifestations, summarized as follows:
1. The local performance
(1) mass: This is a common complaint in cancer patients, patients often due to their part of the body touched or found a lump in treatment. Mass can occur in any part of the body, those located in or near the surface, such as skin, soft tissue, breast, testicular, body, oral, nasal, rainbow tube, the lower rectum can be palpable. Sometimes under the collar, supraclavicular, axilla, groin lymph nodes palpable. Large visceral tumors can also be palpable.
Common symptoms of cancer, (2) tumor caused obstruction symptoms: common in the respiratory tract, gastrointestinal patients, such as laryngeal cancer, tongue cancer, cause breathing difficulties; lung cancer caused by complete or partial obstruction of bronchial atelectasis and various respiratory symptoms; esophageal cancer cause choking sense of swallowing, swallowing pain, swallowing difficulties; pyloric obstruction caused by gastric cancer, the patient nausea, vomiting, stomach pain; intestinal obstruction intestine cancer, causing intestinal obstruction symptoms (abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, vomiting bowel sounds hyperthyroidism, or even defecate, exhaust).
(3) compression symptoms caused by cancer: mediastinal tumors, such as malignant lymphoma, thymoma, metastatic mediastinal teratoma or superior vena cava pressure occurs when head, face, neck, upper chest wall swelling, venous engorgement chest wall, respiratory difficulties, purple knot and so on.
Symptoms; thyroid cancer compression of the trachea, esophagus, recurrent laryngeal nerve, can cause breathing difficulties, swallowing difficulties, hoarseness; primary or secondary retroperitoneal bilateral ureteral tumor suppression, can lead to oliguria, anuria and uremia; When prostate cancer oppression urethra, causing urinary frequency, dysuria, dysuria, and urinary AIDS stay.
(4) tumor destruction of the host organ structure and function: bone malignant tumors of bone destruction, affecting close to joint dysfunction, and even lead to pathological fracture, the risk of share loss of function; brain tumor suppression function of brain tissue damage to the affected area, causing symptoms of the corresponding position ( pumping hit, hemiplegia, aphasia, etc.) and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure (headache, vomiting, visual impairment); lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, bladder cancer, damage to the host and other organs, patients with hemoptysis, hematemesis, hematochezia, hematuria.
(5) pain: treatment when patients are also common complaint. Early cancer usually no pain, but occurs in nerves near the tumor or tumor compression nerve, or originated in the regret in solid organ and bone tumor growth too fast, causing organ capsule or periosteum where the expansion of tension, resulting in dull pain, or pain; blocking tumor cavity organs, such as gastrointestinal, urinary tract, causing pain and even pain; advanced tumors, violations of nerve plexus, nerve root compression can occur with intractable pain; abdominal tumor hemorrhage, or acute abdominal pain caused by gastrointestinal perforation; bone metastases can produce pain.
(6) pathological secretions: occurred in the mouth, nose, nasal cavity, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory tract, urinary tract, reproductive tract and other organs of the tumor, such as ulceration or infection to the cavity, often bloody, services of, putrid secretions of mucus or discharge from the cavity. Tears of blood, such as nasopharyngeal carcinoma, lung cancer, bloody sputum, urinary tract cancer, hematuria, rectal blood in the stool and so on.
Common symptoms of cancer, (7) ulcer: occurs in the skin, teaching film, oral cavity, nasopharynx, respiratory, gastrointestinal, cervical, vaginal, vulvar cancer, etc., are often easy to fester with infection, or bloody discharge with fishy liquid discharge. Skin cancer in patients with multiple medical chief complaint of ulcer.

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