A lack of understanding of early diseases that can cause cancer is one of the reasons why many treatments against cancer fail at the end. We know that in the early stages, most cancers can be cured with a percentage of up to 70% to 80% for healing. Most cancers have “vague symptoms” that tend to be undetectable. Hopefully this article can improve your awareness.
Hepatitis B virus infection (HBV) is closely related to liver cancer. Treatment of this type of infection should be done as early as possible to prevent cirrhosis and liver cancer. Some prevention ways of Hepatitis B can be done by preventing mother-to-child transmission as well as blood transmission, and taking Hepatitis B vaccine. While in hepatitis C, the prevention can be done by avoiding injections, blood transfusions, surgical contamination, and sexual transmission.
- Gastrointestinal Polyps
Some gastrointestinal polyps may increase the risk of cancer, one of which is the adenomatous polyp. Generally, the change of gastrointestinal polyp to cancer depends on size, type, and number of polyps. Therefore, if you are exposed to intestinal polyps, you should be more vigilant. You may have to undergo a biopsy process in order to test whether your polyps are related to “malignancy” or not.
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is known to be the leading cause of cervical cancer, a type of cancer often caused by unsafe sexual intercourse. Not switching sexual partner is one way of prevention. High-risk sex will increase a person’s risk of getting HPV.
- Ulcerative Diseases
Ulcerative diseases include oral ulcers and gastric ulcers. Unfortunately, the ulcers are often overlooked. Generally, the ulcerative-healing treatments take only 7-10 days. However, if in a few weeks or months nothing happens, we should be aware of cancer possibility. Likewise with gastric ulcers, recurrence may increase the risk of cancer.
Some researches show that diabetics have a higher cancer risk. Types of cancer referred to include endometrial cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer and pancreatic cancer. Although it is not fully proven or explained yet, high levels of sugar are thought to trigger an insulin imbalance that will eventually trigger mutations in healthy cells. Just remind, cancer is a mutation of normal cells into malignant cells that divide uncontrollably.
- Breast Hyperplasia
According to statistics, untreated adenoid hyperplasia can increase the risk of breast cancer by up to 20%. Women with breast hyperplasia have a 4 times higher risk of breast cancer than those who do not have it. Therefore, it is very important for women to pay attention to any foreign lumps that appear.
- Thyroid Nodules
More than one thyroid nodules are generally benign, but if the nodule is in single form, beware! Statistics show that the incidence rates of thyroid nodules in women are relatively higher than in men. Therefore, every woman needs to be vigilant if they find the nodule.
Do you experience any of the above symptoms? If so then immediately consult your doctor! Remember that the earlier the cancer is realized the greater the chance of its recovery.