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Prevantion And Early Detection

It is believed that 2/3 of all cancers can be prevented by maintaining a
healthy lifestyle. For cancers that can be detected early, there is over an
80% chance of surviving the cancer. Cancer detected early can save lives.

The 8 Early Warning Signs of Cancer
  • Any change in bowel or bladder habit

  • Unusual bleeding or discharge from any part of the body
    • e.g. Vaginal bleeding between menstrual periods or after menopause
  • An unexplained lump that does not go away
    • e.g. lump in the breast

    • e.g. lump in the neck
  • A sore that does not heal
  • Changes to a skin spot, wart or mole
  • Hoarseness of voice or nagging cough of more than two weeks
  • Unusual bleeding from the nose, deafness or ringing sound in the ear.
  • Indigestion or difficulty in swallowing

If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider. We cannot advice you about the best treatment for you. You will need to discuss this with your own doctors. However, we hope this information will answer some of your questions and help you into thinking about questions you want to ask your doctors.

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