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Vulvar Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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Women with vulvar cancer may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, women with vulvar cancer do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer. If you are concerned about a symptom or sign on this list, please talk with your doctor.

Waldenström's Macroglobulinemia - Symptoms and Signs

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People with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with Waldenström’s macroglobulinemia do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer. If you are concerned about a symptom or sign on this list, please talk with your doctor.   

Leukemia - Eosinophilic - Symptoms and Signs

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People with eosinophilic leukemia may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with eosinophilic leukemia do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not leukemia.

Thymoma - Symptoms and Signs

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People with thymoma may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with thymoma do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.        

Multiple Myeloma - Symptoms and Signs

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Melanoma - Symptoms and Signs

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Melanoma can appear anywhere on the body, even on areas that are not exposed to the sun. The most frequent locations for melanoma are the trunk (torso), legs, and arms. However, melanoma can also develop under the fingernails or toenails; on the palms, soles, or tips of fingers and toes; or on mucous membranes, such as skin that lines the mouth, nose, vagina, and anus.

Lung Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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People with lung cancer may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes people with lung cancer do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.

Wilms Tumor - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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Children with Wilms tumor may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, children with Wilms tumor do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not a tumor. 

Islet Cell Tumor - Symptoms and Signs

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People with an islet cell tumor may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with an islet cell tumor do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not a tumor.   

Gastrinoma

  • Ulcers caused by too much stomach acid
  • Diarrhea

Insulinoma

Central Nervous System Tumors - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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Children with a CNS tumor may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, children with a CNS tumor do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not a tumor.

The symptoms of a CNS tumor can affect any of the brain’s functions and depend on where the tumor is located. A CNS tumor may cause the following symptoms:

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