Symptoms And Signs – Childhood Cancers

Did you know?

There are some early warning signs of cancer in children. Knowing about some of these signs may help in early detection and treatment of these cancers.

Have your child seen by a doctor if they have any of the following:

  • An unusual lump or swelling on any part of the body

  • Unexplained paleness and loss of usual energy

  • Easy bruising or bleeding especially of gums and skin

  • An ongoing pain in one area of the body

  • Limping

  • Unexplained fever or illness that doesn’t go away

  • Frequent headaches, often with vomiting

  • Sudden eye or vision changes

  • Sudden unexplained weight loss

Cancer in children is not common, but it’s important to have your child checked by a doctor if they have unusual signs or symptoms that do not go away.

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