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Childhood Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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Cancer can be hard to detect in children. Children with cancer may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, children with cancer do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.

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:

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 have any of these changes. Or, the cause of a symptom may be another 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:

Carcinoid Tumor - Symptoms and Signs

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A carcinoid tumor often causes no symptoms in its early stages and is usually found unexpectedly by a surgeon during an unrelated surgery or on x-rays for another condition. Below you will find possible signs and symptoms of GI carcinoid tumors, lung carcinoid tumors, carcinoid syndrome, and carcinoid crisis. However, the cause of a symptom may be another medical condition that is not a carcinoid tumor.

Breast Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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Women with breast cancer may experience breast changes or symptoms, but many women do not show any of these signs or symptoms when diagnosed. Many times, breast signs or symptoms can be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer.

The signs and symptoms that should be discussed with a doctor include:

Breast Cancer in Men - Symptoms and Signs

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Men with breast cancer may experience the following symptoms. Sometimes, men with breast cancer do not have any of these changes when diagnosed. Many times, the cause of breast changes may be another medical condition that is not cancer.

The signs and symptoms that should be discussed with a doctor include:

Brain Tumor - Symptoms and Signs

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

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:

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