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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:

Head and Neck Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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

  • Swelling or sore that does not heal; this is the most common symptom

  • Red or white patch in the mouth

Nasopharyngeal Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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

  • A lump in the neck, which is the most common symptom

  • Nasal obstruction or stuffiness

  • Trouble hearing or hearing loss

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 show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.

Anal Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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

Brain Stem Glioma - Childhood - Symptoms and signs

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

Ovarian Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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Ovarian cancer was once thought to cause no symptoms. However, recent studies have shown that women with ovarian cancer are more likely to have the following symptoms or signs, even if the cancer is in an early stage. Sometimes, women with ovarian cancer do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.

Leukemia - B-cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia and Hairy Cell Leukemia - Symptoms and Signs

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

Liver Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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People with HCC may experience no symptoms, particularly when the tumor is detected early as part of a screening program. When symptoms or signs do occur, they include:

Sarcomas of Specific Organs - Symptoms and Signs

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People with sarcoma may experience the following symptoms or signs. Often, the only sign that there is a problem is that body part containing the tumor will get bigger or there will be pain. Sometimes, people with these types of tumors do not have any symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.

Symptoms of soft tissue sarcoma may include:

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