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Appendix Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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

  • Appendicitis

  • Ascites, which is fluid in the abdomen

  • Bloating

  • Pain in the abdomen or pelvis area

Uterine Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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Women with uterine cancer may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, women with uterine cancer do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not cancer.

Meningioma - Symptoms and Signs

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

Pituitary Gland Tumor - Symptoms and Signs

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

  • Headaches

  • Vision problems

  • Changes in menstrual cycles in women

Astrocytoma - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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 Children with astrocytoma may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, children with astrocytoma do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not a tumor.

  • Headaches

  • Feeling tired and listless

  • Seizures not related to a high fever

  • Eyesight problems, such as double vision

Adrenal Gland Tumor - Symptoms and Signs

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People with an adrenal gland tumor may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with an adrenal gland tumor do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not a tumor.

  • High blood pressure

  • Low potassium level

  • Heart palpitations

  • Nervousness

Sarcoma - Kaposi - Symptoms and Signs

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

  • Lesions in the mouth and/or throat

  • Slightly elevated purple, pink, brown, or red blotches or bumps anywhere on the skin

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor - GIST - Symptoms and Signs

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People with GIST often do not experience any specific symptoms or signs. When symptoms do occur, they may be vague. Or these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not a tumor.

  • Pain or discomfort in the abdomen

  • A mass in the abdomen that you can feel with your hand

  • Bowel obstruction

  • Nausea and vomiting

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 have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not cancer.

  • Bleeding from the anal area

  • Pain or pressure in the anal area

  • Itching or discharge from the anus

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 have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not leukemia.

  • Enlarged lymph nodes in PLL. In HCL, hairy cells build up more often in the spleen and bone marrow and may not cause noticeable lymph node swelling.

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