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Thymoma - Symptoms and Signs

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Some people with thymoma experience symptoms, but many do not. Below is a list of common signs or symptoms that may appear with thymoma or thymic carcinoma.

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

  • Persistent cough

Mastocytosis - Symptoms and Signs

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

General symptoms of mastocytosis

  • Hives

  • Red, itchy rash

  • Diarrhea

  • Abdominal pain

  • Fainting

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

  • Double vision or not being able to close the eyelids

  • Drooping of the face

Bone Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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

When a bone tumor grows, it presses on healthy bone tissue and can destroy it, which causes the following symptoms:

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:

  • Pain, especially at the top right of the abdominal area, near the right shoulder blade, or in the back

  • Unexplained weight loss

Cervical Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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Most women do not have any signs or symptoms of a precancer or early-stage cervical cancer. Symptoms usually do not appear until the cancer has spread to other tissues and organs. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not cancer.

Any of the following could be signs or symptoms of cervical dysplasia or cancer:

Germ Cell Tumor - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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A child with an extracranial, extragonadal germ cell tumor may experience the following symptoms and signs. Sometimes, children with this type of tumor do not have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not cancer.

  • Pain in the affected area

  • Constipation, which is infrequent or difficult passage of stool

Neuroblastoma - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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Many symptoms of neuroblastoma are caused by pressure from the tumor or bone pain if the cancer has spread to the bones. Pain may cause the child to limp, refuse to walk, or become unable to walk. Other symptoms may include:

  • A lump or mass in the abdomen, chest, neck, or pelvis, often found by a parent when bathing the child

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.

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