Most of the signs and symptoms of cancer in women or men are similar as for the diseases and conditions of other diseases. But, there should be close watch about the unexpected changes occurring in the body.

To detect the cancer symptoms Routine tests are not enough as sometimes they may not identify the cancer signs. There should be a clear observation on body changes to know about cancer signs.

Symptoms of Cancer in Women:

There are over 200 types of cancers around the world. The signs and symptoms of cancer in women are generally tended to ignore due to their work and life busy schedule.

If a woman finds one or few symptoms of cancer that is not really cancer-causing cells. Most of these symptoms end up with some minor health issue but not a major health disease.

symptoms of cancer

Here are the top 20 symptoms of cancer in women

  1. Unusual changes in Breast
  2. Sudden lump or swelling anywhere in the body
  3. Vaginal bleeding abnormalities
  4. Weight loss
  5. Indigestion
  6. Nausea
  7. Fatigue
  8. Postmenopausal bleeding
  9. Chronic Cough
  10. Swallowing difficulties
  11. Frequent headaches
  12. Blood in the stools
  13. Skin changes
  14. Chest Pain
  15. Bloating and weight gain in abdominal
  16. Changes in nail and its color
  17. Frequent fevers and infections
  18. Lower back pain
  19. Facial swellings
  20. Excessive bruising and continuous bleeding

Top 10 Cancers Affecting Women:

  1. Breast Cancer
  2. Lung and Bronchus cancer
  3. Colon and rectal Cancer
  4. Uterine Cancer
  5. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma Cancer
  6. Ovarian Cancer
  7. Skin Cancer
  8. Endometrial Cancer
  9. Cervical Cancer
  10. Bowel Cancer

Common Risk Factors of Cancer in Women:

  • Age
  • Diabetes
  • Excess Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Radiations
  • Cancer-causing substances
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Excess eating of junk, stored foods
  • Hormonal changes
  • Family History
  • Over weight

{ Also Read : Symptoms of Cancer in Men }

Treatments for Cancer:

Cancer treatment varies with cancer stages, the health condition of the person and the seriousness of it. Treatment process will be guided by the doctor depending on the reports, diagnosis, tests.

  • Chemotherapy
  • Surgery
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Stem cell transplant
  • Hormone therapy
  • Medications

The treatments may vary from person to person. There should be extra care on treatment process to control after treatment effects.

Tips to Reduce Cancer risks in Women:

  • Consume more organics, healthy foods
  • Add more raw food in your diet
  • Reduce toxins usages which damages environment and health
  • Limit your exposure and reduce the usage of radiation produced items
  • Increase nutritional content in the food
  • Get enough sleep
  • Increase omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in food
  • Start regular exercises and keep body fit and strong

Key points about the Cancer:

  • Not all the symptoms of cancer in women are cancer causing signs.
  • Every health condition doesn't lead to cancer
  • Cancer is not contagious, it doesn't spread from person to person
  • Getting one or more risk factors will not develop cancer
  • Only risk factors or symptoms of cancer in women or men don't generate cancer causing cells.

Always maintain healthy life-style by eating healthy food to lead a happy and active life which keeps all the minor or major health diseases away from you. Eat healthy! Stay Healthy! Be Happy!


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Author's Bio: Ashreetha Pendkar Is a Healthcare writer, trainer and Digital marketing expert, she loves to read healthcare content and spreading her words about the importance of the health to near & dears.

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