What Are the Most Common Warning Signs of Cancer?

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In the United States, cancer is the second-leading cause of death behind heart disease. But the earlier you detect it, the better your chances are for survival. Unfortunately, some people can have cancer without any symptoms, which means regular physical exams are essential for your well-being. It's also important to pay close attention to your body's signs, even when they're minor or easily dismissed.

If you're experiencing any of the following issues, you may want to make an appointment with your doctor to get things checked out sooner rather than later — especially if you're at a greater risk for certain types of cancer.