10 Cancer Symptoms You Likely Ignore

More than a million people in the U.S. get cancer each year according to the American Cancer Society. The best way to combat cancer is to discover it early, but yet people ignore symptoms they’re not aware of. Here are 10 cancer symptoms you should take note.

9Unexplained Lump Or Thickness

Anytime you have a lump that you haven’t noticed before or a thickening under the skin that’s new or changing in size, you should have it checked out as soon as possible says Dr. Therese Bartholomew Bevers, at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

While it’s possible and even likely that the problem could be a benign cyst, it could also be a cancer in the tissues underneath the skin. Of course, a lump in the breast is one of the most common symptoms of breast cancer, and should be examined immediately by your physician.