The Role Of Cancer In Men

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Many Americans and individuals worldwide live with one of the most deadly diseases, cancer (American Cancer Society (ACS), 2015). ACS (2015) defines cancer as a disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably and destroy body tissues. Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the world today. Although both men and women can contract the disease, genetic studies show that 1 in 3 American men will suffer some form of cancer during their long or short lifespan. There are numerous kinds of cancer that affect different parts of your body. However, in American men the three most common life-threatening cancers target the colon and rectum, lungs, pancreas and liver.
Lung Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or
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Colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in men. Many of the colorectal cancers develop from precanurous polyps. Polyps are growths that rise in the lining of the colon and can be visible when the bowel is examined by endoscopy. There are two types of polyps: Aderiomatous and hyperplasic polyps. Aderiomatous polyps can become cancerous over the time and progress takes at least ten years in most men. Signs of colon cancer include a change in your bowel system (diarrhea or constipation or a change in the constant of your stool) that last for more than four weeks. Rectal signs are bleeding or blood in your stool. Many people may feel discomfort, such as pain or cramps. Others may even become weak or even fatigue. Multiple people who have colon cancer may experience no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. When the symptoms finally appear, they will likely vary, depending on the cancers size and the location in your large intestine. The primary goal of the screenings is to prevent deaths from colon cancer. Screening test can help identify cancers at an early and potentially at a curable stage. Screening can even prevent you from also true development of cancer by identifying and treating precancerous abnormal growths that can be removed before they become malignant. Physicians recommend that adults undergo colon cancer screening starting at the age 50 or maybe even earlier just depending on their risk of developing colorectal cancer. The screening tests are currently available each of which has advantages and disadvantages. Treatment for colon cancer is based on how severe the stage of cancer, but there are other important factors. People with colon cancer that have not spread to distant sites usually have surgery as the main or
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