Cancer Tests in Howrah

The term “Cancer” refers to a collection of related diseases in which abnormal cells start multiplying themselves sharply and spread into surrounding tissues. Cancer can happen in any part or organ of the human body.

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How is Cancer Detected?

The symptoms of cancer vary according to body parts or organ. However, if someone experiences abnormal growth of cells known as a tumor or excessive bleeding, it needs to be reported to the nearest doctor who can ask you to get the following tests done in order to identify the presence of cancerous cells in your body:

  • Complete Blood Count (CBC) tests
  • Radiology Tests
  • Biopsy Tests
  • Endoscopies
  • CT scan
  • MRI scan

What are the risk factors associated with Cancer?

There are many risk factors that can increase someone’s chances to get affected by this deadly disease. The risk factors vary according to the type of cancer. For example, if you have been exposed to the sunlight for long durations, you may be at risk of getting affected with skin cancer. However, the risk factors are not a certain indication of the presence of cancer in your body. Some of the common risk factors of developing cancer include:

  • Tobacco Consumption
  • Alcohol Consumption
  • Unhealthy Diet
  • Excessive exposure to sunlight
  • Lack of Physical Activity
  • Excessive Weight
  • Exposure to infections such as hepatitis and HIV