Risk factors

High blood pressure (hypertension)


Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.


Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Genetic testing


Positron emission tomography scan


Treatments and drugs


Radiation therapy

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