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Lung Cancer - Small Cell - Symptoms and Signs

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

  • Fatigue

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath

Ovarian, Fallopian Tube, and Peritoneal Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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Ovarian, fallopian tube, and peritoneal cancer can be hard to find in their earliest stages. That’s because the symptoms are often vague until these diseases are advanced. These diseases have the same symptoms.

Lymphoma - Non-Hodgkin - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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Children with NHL may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, children with NHL do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not cancer. The symptoms of NHL may vary depending on where the cancer starts and the organ(s) involved.

General symptoms may include:

Lymphoma - Hodgkin - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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

  • Painless swelling of lymph nodes in the neck, underarm, or groin that does not go away in a few weeks

Melanoma - Symptoms and Signs

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ABCDE rule

Changes in the size, shape, color, or feel of a mole is often the first warning sign of melanoma. These changes can occur in an existing mole, or melanoma may appear as a new or abnormal-looking mole. The "ABCDE" rule is helpful in remembering the warning signs of melanoma:

Mesothelioma - Symptoms and Signs

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People with mesothelioma may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with mesothelioma do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not cancer. Often, symptoms of mesothelioma may not appear until years or even decades after asbestos exposure.

Stomach Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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People with stomach cancer may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with stomach cancer do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause may be another medical condition that is not cancer.

Pleuropulmonary Blastoma - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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Children with PPB may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, children with PPB do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is a not tumor. Because PPB is so rare, doctors often believe at first that the symptoms are caused by a common childhood illness.

There are 2 common sets of symptoms that may indicate PPB:

Craniopharyngioma - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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Symptoms of craniopharyngioma can be caused by pressure building up in the brain, or by the tumor pressing on nerves or blood vessels so that the brain cannot function properly in those areas. Generally, craniopharyngioma is not diagnosed until a child has symptoms. Children with craniopharyngioma may experience any of the symptoms or signs listed below.

General symptoms include:

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