Cancer is one of the most deadliest and painful diseases out there. Because there are so many different forms of cancers and because there are no known cures, it makes it even more scarier. Catching, or finding out about the symptoms and signs which lead to cancer, is of extreme importance. In fact, it is a matter of life and death. Often times, too many people ignore the cancer symptoms and wait until it is too late. Here are 12 common cancer symptoms that you should never ignore and be on the lookout for. Knowing about them, could very well save your life or that of a loved one.
1. Rapid Weight Loss
Unless you are working out everyday or on a diet, rapid weight loss should not be ignored. If, however, you are maintaining your normal, everyday routine, and are rapidly losing weight, it should be a cause for concern. Quick weight loss, without trying, are usually symptoms of cancers of the pancreas, stomach, esophagus and/or lung. In the event that you go through a rapid weight loss of at least 5 to 10 pounds in a week, even if you lead an active lifestyle, consult a doctor.