The stages of bone cancer are stage 1, stage 2, stage 3 and stage 4, according to the American Cancer Society. These stages are further broken down into the size of the tumor and whether it has spread outside of the bone... More »

Hoarseness can be an early sign of lung cancer, states Healthline. Although a raspy voice is often a symptom of the common cold, it should be checked by a doctor if it continues for longer than two weeks. More »

To detect early prostate cancer in the absence of symptoms and signs, doctors use prostate-specific antigen blood tests and digital rectal exams, reports the American Cancer Society. If either test detects an abnormality... More »

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