Symptoms of Childhood Cancer - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/30/03

Symptoms of Childhood Cancer

Childhood cancer is rare, but everyone should be aware of the symptoms of this disease. Here is an acronym to help you remember the warning signs.


Continued, unexplained weight loss
Headaches, often with early morning vomiting
Increased swelling or persistent pain in bones, joints, back, or legs
Lump or mass, especially in the abdomen, neck, chest, pelvis, or armpits
Development of excessive bruising, bleeding, or rash

Constant infections
A whitish color behind the pupil
Nausea which persists or vomiting without nausea
Constant tiredness or noticeable paleness
Eye or vision changes which occur suddenly and persist
Recurrent or persistent fevers of unknown origin

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