“Depression prevalence continues to be high among cancer patients, especially those receiving treatment at an urban cancer center, as well as those who identify as female or are disabled by their disease. Alarmingly, most of these patients remain undiagnosed and untreated, indicating an important gap in cancer care and an opportunity to improve patient outcomes,”.
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They say Medicine is latin and greek. this latin and greek also has different meaning in the world of Medicine.
Check what Cataract, Asthma, Diagnosis, Prognosis,Sequela, Acute, Chronic, Sign or Symptom, mean or imply together with others..
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Revisiting old text books from medicine refreshes my memories about Metabolism. It is essentially the process by which our bodies make energy from the food we eat. All foods top state Junk, Organic and quickies have constituents that we read and thrive to control. These are proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Stomach Enzymes , Chemicals in our digestive system break the food parts down into its smaller parts such as sugar and acids. These are actually the engine runners or the fuel. This energy is stored in tissues, such as your liver, muscles, and body fat.
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In its early stages, cancer may have no symptoms, but eventually a malignant tumor will grow large enough to be detected.
As it continues to grow, it may press on nerves and produce pain, penetrate blood vessels and cause bleeding, or interfere with the function of a body organ or system.
The Seven Warning Signs of Cancer
The American Cancer Society uses the word C-A-U-T-I-O-N to help recognize the seven early signs of cancer:
Change in bowel or bladder habits
A sore that does not heal
Unusual bleeding or discharge
Thickening or lump in the breast, testicles, or elsewhere
Indigestion or difficulty swallowing
Obvious change in the size, color, shape, or thickness of a wart, mole, or mouth sore
Nagging cough or hoarseness
Read More “incunabula- the earliest stages or first traces of anything.”