“You can independently determine an oncological disease in yourself with tumors of visual localizations, for example, the mammary glands, testicles, skin, oral mucosa,” RIA Novosti quotes him as saying.

Fedyanin emphasized that the symptoms of the disease appear when the tumor has already gone beyond the first stage.

The doctor recommended regular examinations to detect asymptomatic tumors, early stages of the disease and precancerous diseases.

The oncologist urged to pay attention to the following symptoms: unexplained weight loss, fatigue, decrease in hemoglobin levels, indigestion, cough, shortness of breath, pain syndrome, the presence of additional formations in the soft tissues, in the abdominal cavity, as well as pathological spotting and a burdened hereditary history of oncological diseases.

Previously, a radiotherapist, Deputy General Director for Scientific Activities of the Euroonco Clinic, Ph.D.

Denis Romanov told in an interview with RT why oncological diseases are often detected in the later stages, and also what methods are effective in order to reduce the risk of cancer.