5 Types of Cancer to Watch Out for


As we all know, cancer is a chronic disease that can cause death. In fact, cancer is one of the biggest causes of death in the world. As is the case in Indonesia, there are many cancer patients with various types. In fact, every year cancer sufferers have increased quite drastically.

Given that there are so many types of cancer that do not cause certain symptoms, so when you feel excessive complaints, you just go to the doctor. Well, to anticipate the presence of cancer in our bodies, it is very important to know the types of cancer and how to prevent them.

  1. Lung cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most dangerous types of cancer. This cancer can affect both men and women. Most lung cancers are suffered by heavy smokers. However, secondhand smoke can also have the possibility of developing lung cancer.

Although lung cancer does not occur quickly, it would be better if you start now to reduce smoking and inhaling secondhand smoke. You can imagine with the amount of cigarette smoke that is inhaled into the lungs, of course the function of the lungs will not work properly.

  1. Breast cancer

In general, breast cancer often occurs in women. But it does not rule out the possibility of breast cancer can also be suffered by men. Which symptoms of breast cancer are easy to know, usually a small lump appears in the breast.

In fact, there are also some cases where many women are not aware of these symptoms, so the cancer in the breast can get bigger and give birth. The characteristics of a cancerous lump in the breast when touched will be painful. In addition, usually from the breasts also come out unusual fluid.

  1. Colorectal cancer

Maybe we still feel unfamiliar with this type of cancer. Because colorectal cancer is cancer that appears in the large intestine. This form of cancer is like a polyp that attaches to the wall of the colon.

Indeed, not all polyps can become cancer. But to anticipate this, if you feel the symptoms, it would be better if you immediately remove the polyp will not become cancer.

  1. Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer is very common. Which as the name implies cervical cancer appears in the cervix. So that one of the causes of cervical cancer is due to sexual contact with other people who have cancer infection.
In other words, cervical cancer is very easy to spread. So to anticipate the existence of cervical cancer, do not be careless in having relationships with other people. In fear if the person is infected and can transmit.

  1. Liver cancer

Liver cancer has several types with different risks. However, the most common type of liver cancer and often used by the people of Indonesia is hepatocellular carcinoma. Usually this type of liver cancer often appears in someone who has other diseases such as chronic liver disease. This disease can be caused by being infected by Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B.

That’s 5 types of cancer that must be known and how to prevent it. Although actually there are many types of cancer that exist such as stomach cancer, oral cancer, eye cancer, blood cancer and many more. At least by knowing the types of cancer, we can find various information related to the causes and ways to prevent cancer.