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Lifestyle Changes

Testicular Cancer:

  • Cut down on smoking
  • Cut down on alcohol
  • Maintain healthy weight

Leuakemia:

  • Change in taste
  • Need to rest a lot

Breat Cancer:

  • Eat better
  • Excercisde
  • Cut down on smoking
  • Cut down on alcohol

Bowel Cancer:

  • Modity diet
  • Avoid spcey food
  • Maintain healthy weight 
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What is it?

Testicular Cancer:

Cancer of the testicles 

Leukaemia:

Cancer of the white blood cells

Breast Cancer:

Tumour thats starts in the cell of breast

Bowel Cancer:

Cancer that begins in the large bowel

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Causes

Testicular Cancer:

  • Undescended testicles
  • genetic mutation
  • Endocrine hormone disrupters
  • Smoking 
  • Aids

Leukaemia:

  • Stem cells produce more whit blood cells
  • Expose to radiation
  • Blood disorder
  • Genetic disorder

Breast Cancer:

  • Age
  • Family History 
  • Increased exposure to oestorgen
  • Exposed to radiation

Bowel Cancer:

  • Family history
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol
  • Bad diet
  • Obesity
  • Close relative with bowel cancer 
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Symptoms

Testicular Cancer:

  • Swelling or lump
  • Collection of fluid 
  • No symptoms 
  • Dull ache in stomach or testicles
  • Feeling of heaviness in scrotum 

Leukaemia:

  • Pale skin
  • Easily bruised
  • breathless
  • Tired
  • Weightloss
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Bone & Joint pain
  • Fit & seizures 
  • Dizzy & blurred vision 

Breast Cancer:

  • Change in size/shape of breast
  • Nipple discharge
  • Pain in breast/armpit
  • Lump in armpit/breast
  • Change in colour of ******/breast 

Bowel Cancer:

  • Persistant chnage in bowel habit 
  • Blood in stools
  • Soreness and discomfort
  • Abdomincal pain
  • Weight loss
  • Bloating 
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Treatments

Testicular Cancer:

  • Radiotherapy (External & Internal)
  • Chemotherapy
  • Lymphnodes 
  • Orchiectomy

Leukaemia:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Blood tranfusions
  • Antibiotics (FCR)

Breast Cancer:

  • Radiotherapy 
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Bioligical Therapy
  • Breast conseving surgery
  • Mastectomy 

Bowel Cancer:

  • Radiotherapy
  • Chemotherapy 
  • Local resection
  • Colectomy 
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