Cancer, a condition where cells multiply at an abnormally fast rate, can develop in any part of the body. Every cancer has its own risk factors, and it’s hard to keep track of the symptoms that might help you to identify the disease, so many people find themselves in the dark when it comes to detecting cancer early. Learn about who’s most at risk of the five most common types of cancers and symptoms to be aware of.
1. Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer
Who Is Most at Risk
People with previous skin cancer diagnoses or skin injuries
What to Look For
Changes to the skin, such as bumps, discolorations, sores, and growths, that grow rapidly or take abnormally long amounts of time to heal