20 Common Cancer Symptoms Almost Every Woman ignores

The cancer is one of the leading death causes in the world and if it’s early detected, there are higher chances of treating it successfully. You should get a regular medical check and you should pay attention to the unusual signs the body sends.

In the following we will present you some of the signs that are normally overlooked:

*Chronic cough or chest pain*

Even the bad cough is connected usually to the bronchitis this can also be a symptom of something serious like leukemia and lung tumors. The patients with lung cancer often feel pain in the chest that extends up to the shoulders and down the arm.

*Wheezing or shortness of breath*

These symptoms are also connected to lung cancer.

*Difficulty swallowing*

This symptom has been linked to esophageal, throat and lung cancers.

*Frequent fevers or infections*

The chronic susceptibility to infections is a sign of leukemia that hampers the natural immune response of the body.

*Excessive bruising or bleeding that does not stop*

This symptom has been also linked to leukemia because it indicated that something that is abnormal is happening with the body’s red blood cells.

*Swollen lymph nodes or lumps on the neck or underarm*

Changes in the lymphatic system like lymph node’s swelling can point to cancer.

*Bloating or abdominal weight gain*

The prolonged abdominal bloating has been reported by many patients with ovarian cancer.


Chronic fatigue that isn’t caused by sleep deficiency or physical activity can point many cancer types.

*Pelvic or abdominal pain*

Pelvic or abdominal pain can indicate ovarian cancer and it has also been linked to leukemia.

*Feeling full and unable to eat*

These symptoms are linked to the ovarian cancer.

*Sudden weight loss*

The unexplained weight loss is linked to digestive cancers like colon or stomach cancer. It can also indicate liver cancer that compromises the ability of the body to remove the waste.

*Rectal bleeding and blood in stool*

This is a warning sign that needs medical attention. It is normally a symptom for colorectal cancer.

*Red, sore or swollen breasts*

Unusual changes to the nipples and breasts need to be reported to a doctor as they can be a sign of breast cancer.

*Upset stomach or stomachache*

Frequent stomach upset or abdominal cramping can indicate colorectal cancer.

*Heavy and painful periods or bleeding between the periods*

These symptoms are linked to endometrial or uterine cancer and transvaginal ultrasound can detect what is the problem with the periods.

*Nipple changes*

Flattened, inverted or turned sideways of the nipples can indicate breast cancer.

*Skin lump that easily bleeds doesn’t heal or becomes crusty*

These signs can indicate melanoma. This cancer type is accompanied by unusual skin growths or spots.

*Facial feature swelling*

Puffiness, swelling or redness in the face is sign for lung cancer because the normal blood flow is inhibited.

*Back or lower right side pain*

These signs indicate to liver cancer and it can also be a symptom of breast cancer.

*Changes in nails*

This symptom needs to be examined by a doctor as it can indicate some cancer types. Brown or black streak or dot under the nail can point to skin cancer. Pail nails or white nails can indicate liver cancer.

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