Childhood cancer symptoms

Symptoms of Childhood Cancers

Early signs of pediatric cancer are sometimes hard to spot, since childhood is filled with common illnesses and injuries. Keep up with your child’s well visits and get medical attention for symptoms that don’t go away, including:

  • An unusual lump or swelling
  • Unexplained changes in skin color, such as paleness
  • Lack of energy
  • Easy bruising
  • Ongoing pain in one area
  • Limping
  • Unexplained fever or illness
  • Frequent headaches, often with vomiting
  • Sudden eye or vision changes
  • Sudden unexplained weight loss

What does NOT appear to cause pediatric cancer?

•     Ultrasounds during pregnancy

•     Residential magnetic field from power lines

•     Low levels of indoor radon exposure

•     Maternal cigarette smoking

This information about childhood cancer is from: https://www.roswellpark.org Please visit https://www.roswellpark.org for more information regarding childhood cancer and treatments


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: September 24, 2019

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