In our country More than 33,000 people died 2018 due to cancerin many cases, remaining a long-standing fight against the disease and thousands of soles invested in the recovery of health.
The development of neoplasms is global, as non-infectious diseases have become main cause of death worldwide. According to the Globocan 2018 report, more than 9.5 million people died last year cancer whole world
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Next the six most deadly cancer Peru and its symptoms.
► Stomach cancer
The stomach cancer It is the one that causes the most deaths in our country. Only last year, 4 606 people died of the disease, mostly for over 60 years.
Doctors recommend that you look out for stomach inflammation, helicobacter infections, processed foods as they are risk factors develop stomach cancer
Gastric cancer symptoms
The symptoms at an early stage may be similar to those of other diseases. In some cases, digestive problems may occur Stomach problemstherefore, doctors always recommend to recommend a specialist if these problems occur.
In more complex cases, according to the US Medical Encyclopedia, it is often bleeding in the stoolweight loss without reason, vomiting and even difficulty swallowing. If you have any of these symptoms, you should contact a doctor who performs a physical examination, blood and imaging tests, an endoscopy or a biopsy, as the case may be.
This disease is one that is usually diagnosed late, which makes its treatment difficult.
► Lung cancer
Yes you smoke then you already have the main risk factor to develop lung cancer, which caused 2 844 deaths in Peru in 2018, becoming second in death.
According to research, the more cigars, the greater the risk of developing this evil. Risk factors include environmental pollution, radiation and early smoking.
Lung cancer symptoms
The lung cancer It manifests itself as a constant cough that worsens over time, as well as persistent chest pain.
It is presented at the interim stage cough with blood and constant problems with pneumonia, bronchitis and extreme fatigue.
Also, the face and throat may become inflamed and patients begin to appear loss of appetite and weight.
► Prostate cancer
It's kind of cancer it only affects men because it attacks an organ under the bladder. In our country, this condition resulted in the loss of 2,721 people.
While prostate cancer This is more common in older men and may occur in children under 40 years of age. Usually it needs minimal treatment or even it is not necessary, but the more aggressive types can spread quickly.
Prostate cancer symptoms
According to the Mayo Clinic, urination problems such as pain or decreased urine flow may be a sign of urination.prostate cancer
Other symptoms include blood in the sperm, ejaculation pain, pelvic pain and erectile dysfunction. In view of these symptoms, the most important thing is to get medical help as soon as possible.
► colon cancer
The colon cancerthat affects the last part of the colon, caused the death of 2,367 peru In 2018, according to Globocan.
The disease usually begins as a polyps, a group of non-cancerous intestinal tract, but over time they usually become cancer. Therefore, doctors recommend preventive tests to detect these polyps and extract them to prevent them cancer.
Colon cancer symptoms
People need to be aware of changes in bowel habits, because if they are present diarrhea or constipationor changes in the consistency of stools may indicate the presence of this tumor, according to the US National Cancer Institute.
Another symptom colon cancer it is a rectal bleeding or stool in the stool, a feeling that you have not completely emptied the bowel, a constant discomfort in your stomach such as cramps, gas or pain.
► Liver cancer
Unlike the rest of the world, liver cancer Peru and other countries in the region young people aged 30 and over, even there have been cases in children.
2018 The death of 2239 dragonflies, the main organ, died this year. T. fat digestion, protein synthesis and vitamin storage, etc.
Liver cancer symptoms
According to the Mayo clinic, patients they do not cause symptoms in the initial stages liver cancer that prevents early treatment.
In the middle or advanced stage cancer may include sudden loss of weight and appetite, nausea and vomiting, upper pain, t swelling in the abdomen.
It also offers yellow on the skin and white eyes, white stools and generalized fatigue and weakness.
► Breast cancer
Despite widespread belief. T. breast cancer It affects both women and men. In 2018, 1,858 people died in Peru due to this disease, which is more common in women.
So it's important to take a … self-test look for lump chest and regularly go to a gynecologist because early detection improves the ability to overcome the disease.
Breast cancer symptoms
One of the main symptoms breast cancer it is the appearance of nodes (chunks) in the chest. It is also common to change the size, shape or appearance of the breast.
Other features may be Changes in chest skinbreast formation or separation from the chest (isola) shell pigmented skin and redness or holes in the breast skin, similar to the orange bark.
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