PATIENT EDUCATION IN EARLY DETECTION

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Pts can be taught to look for early warning signals. The American Cancer Society has identified seven major warning signs of cancer:

  • A change in bowel or bladder habits
  • A sore that does not heal
  • Unusual bleeding or discharge
  • A lump in the breast or other parts of the body
  • Chronic indigestion or difficulty in swallowing
  • Obvious changes in a wart or mole
  • Persistent coughing or hoarseness

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TY - ELEC T1 - PATIENT EDUCATION IN EARLY DETECTION ID - 623504 ED - Fauci,Anthony S, ED - Hauser,Stephen L, ED - Jameson,J Larry, ED - Kasper,Dennis L, ED - Longo,Dan L, ED - Loscalzo,Joseph, BT - Harrison's Manual of Medicine UR - https://harrisons.unboundmedicine.com/harrisons/view/Harrisons-Manual-of-Medicine/623504/all/PATIENT_EDUCATION_IN_EARLY_DETECTION PB - McGraw Hill Inc. ET - 19 DB - Harrison's Manual of Medicine DP - Unbound Medicine ER -