Cancer Symptoms Side Effects

  • 1. Cancer Symptoms
  • Cancer is a collection of diseases formed due to the uncontrolled growth and division of human cells and tissues. Cancer is the second leading cause of deaths worldwide after ischaemic heart disease, responsible for one in six deaths occurring globally. These high numbers are often because the publ...
  • 2. Anxiety
  • Anxiety is a mental health disorder in which the patient is mostly worried and may feel fear. It can affect the daily routine of the individual including their mental and emotional health. A cancer diagnosis affects patients, families, and caregivers to the patients. It might lead to depression, an...
  • 3. Symptoms Based On Cancer Types
  • What are the Symptoms of Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is the cancer that occurs in the cells of breasts. Men and women can both become potential Breast Cancer victims, but it is rarely seen in men. The survival rate of Breast Cancer patients has substantially increased due to many factors, i...
  • 4. Changes in Appetite
  • Changes in Food Intake Cancer itself, or the side-effects of Cancer Treatment such as fatigue, Nausea or vomiting, pain, depression, and lethargy can bring down appetite in cancer patients. Lack of appetite often leads to malnutrition and weight loss. Cutting back on the intake of food can e...
  • 5. Depression
  • Side effects of cancer - Depression Tackle cancer-treatment Depression the right way Patients before, during, or after Cancer Treatment or at the outset of diagnosis can present mood-related, behavioral, cognitive, and physical symptoms of Depression. Depression is a mood disorder that...
  • 6. Fatigue
  • People with cancer commonly experience Fatigue as a result of the challenges of cancer and the treatment you go through. This type of Fatigue might feel like persistent physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. This might feel different than feeling tired after not getting enough rest. It mig...
  • 7. Grief
  • Cancer Grief: How to Grieve Properly For an Easy Tomorrow Fighting cancer while living with its symptoms can induce Grief. You experience Grief for losses, be it tangible (strands of hair or an organ) or intangible (loss of independence), in various stages of Cancer Treatment. Grief stays ...
  • 8. Sweating
  • Sweating and night sweats are fairly common in people with cancer. They can be a distressing symptom and affect the quality of life, particularly when they frequently interrupt sleep. Sweating can be described as the body suddenly feeling hot. They typically begin with an uneasy feeling, then fee...
  • 9. Nausea & Vomiting
  • Nausea and Vomiting is one of the most distressing side effects that people with cancer experience. This can sometimes lead to dehydration, serious electrolyte imbalance, and weight loss. Common causes of Nausea and Vomiting Certain Chemotherapy and targeted Immunotherapy regimensOthe...
  • 10. Pain
  • What is Cancer Pain Management? Nearly half of the patients with cancer feel the Pain that can manifest in different ways. Pain may be short-lived or long-lasting, mild or extreme, or in one or more organs, and even bones may be affected. Because your Pain is unique, we tailor cancer Pa...
  • 11. Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy is the damage that occurs to the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord that carries messages to and from the rest of your body. Depending on where these nerves are located and damaged, various symptoms may develop such as: Numbness, tingling, or Pain in the hands and/o...
  • 12. Sexual Difficulties
  • “Altered sexuality” is one of the top concerns of people with cancer, however, it is not addressed by most doctors. Many people feel embarrassed or awkward to bring up this topic with their doctors. However, sexual problems are relatively common among people with cancer and can negatively affec...
  • 13. Sleep Disturbances
  • Sleeplessness (Insomnia) is a fairly common sleep problem for those with cancer. The experience of it is having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep during the night. It may cause you problems during the day such as tiredness, low energy, poor concentration, and irritability. Unmanaged sympt...
  • 14. Stress
  • In a medical or biological context, Stress is a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stresses can be external (from the environment, psychological, or social situations) or internal (illness, or from a medical procedure). There are those adverse or demand...