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Thyroid Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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People with thyroid cancer often experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with thyroid cancer 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 front of the neck, near the Adam's apple

  • Hoarseness

  • Swollen glands in the neck

Ewing Sarcoma - Childhood - Symptoms and Signs

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Children and teens with Ewing sarcoma may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, teens with Ewing sarcoma do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not 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 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

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.

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:

Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer - Symptoms and Signs

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People with oral or oropharyngeal cancer may experience the following symptoms or signs. Sometimes, people with oral or oropharyngeal cancer do not show any of these symptoms. Or, these symptoms may be caused by a medical condition that is not cancer. Often, a dentist is the first person to find this type of cancer during a routine examination.

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