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What are symptoms for brain cancer in children?

What are symptoms for brain cancer in children?

Many possibilities: See the answer given for symptoms of a brain tumor in teenagers. I think it is always best to talk to your primary care doctor if your child has some specific symptoms or signs you are concerned may be related to a brain tumor. This is a very uncommon diagnosis in children--and though possible---should be approached by your child's physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What are some symptoms of cancer?

What are some symptoms of cancer?

Symptoms are late: You have to be looking for early signs which are a painless lump, unusual bleeding, unexplained weight loss or prolonged fever. You need to alert, looking for anything unusual on your body and get annual screening for Cancer for early detection. ...Read more

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What are the core symptoms of cancer?

What are the core symptoms of cancer?

Almost anything: Any symptom can have a whole range of causes. These causes generally fall into certain categories. Only one of these categories is cancer. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer of any organ?

What are the symptoms of cancer of any organ?

Depends on organ: That depends greatly on the organ. For lungs, many times there are no symptoms. For breast cancer, sometimes you can feel a lump or have bloody discharge from the nipple. For kidney cancer, maybe you will have blood in the urine. If anything is just not right, go see a doctor. And also make sure you get your age appropriate screening tests as well, with which your doctor can help as well. ...Read more

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What's symptoms of cancer and diabetic?

What's symptoms of cancer and diabetic?

Wide question: This can books to answr, you need to be more specific with your question. Diabetes can manifest as frequent urination and thirst and cancer depending on where it is has different manifestation. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer of the head?

What are the symptoms of cancer of the head?

You mean Brain?: Spread of cancer to head means involvement of the brain. The common symptoms are headaches, nausea, vomiting, seizures and later on paralysis and often coma. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer of the adrenal?

What are the symptoms of cancer of the adrenal?

Variable symptoms: Adreno cortical cancer can cause a variety of different symptoms depending on what hormone is being made (either sex hormones, cortisol or aldosterone). For more on the symptoms (the space here is too short) I recommend viewing the following link: http://www. Cancer. Org/cancer/adrenalcorticalcancer/overviewguide/adrenal-cortical-cancer-overview-diagnosed. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of cancer on the tongue?

What are symptoms of cancer on the tongue?

Non healing ulcer: A non healing ulcerated lesion with a crusty border and sometimes foul taste and odor are some findings. If the tumor is advanced, speech problems and difficulty in swallowing may also be present. Evaluation of any suspicious lesion and possible biopsy if indicated would be recommended. ...Read more

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What are the first symptoms of cancer of colon?

What are the first symptoms of cancer of colon?

Varies: Early colon cancer is generally asymptomatic. Later stages may cause change in bowel habits, intestinal obstruction, anemia, weight loss and symptoms from metastases. Colon cancer is preventable by screening colonoscopy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer in the abdomen?

What are the symptoms of cancer in the abdomen?

Visceral problems: Masses related to cancer that appear in the abdomen have to be distinguished from lesions arising in retroperitoneum behind the abdominal content i.e. renal lesions or retroperitoneal sarcomas. In the abdomen the typical lesion is of stomach or bowel origin. Here one finds masses that grow, bleed and eventually obstruct bowel. When spread, the common site is to liver to cause jaundice. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what are symptoms of cancer of pancreas?

I'm curious as to what are symptoms of cancer of pancreas?

Subtle: Low back pain, depression, thrombi in veins (and maybe not just the legs), new onset of glucose intolerance. Or maybe none of these. Only when the cancer plugs the bile duct and jaundice appears is the diagnosis relatively easy to make. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of cancer?

What is the symptoms of cancer?

Varied symptoms: Cancer can develop in different parts of the human body. Depending on its location, there are local symptoms of swelling/new growth which is often painless when it is small but may become painful after it has grown in size to more than 2-3 inches. There can be ulceration and bleeding from the new growth. Some peeopl start losing weight despite eating normally. An unexplained fever can be a clue to ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer?

What are the symptoms of cancer?

It depends: Initially most cancers have no symptoms, hence the need for screening for the most common ones: cervical, breast, colon, etc. Depending on which organ or system the cancer is, the symptoms will be specific. Once advanced, weight loss, fatigue, fevers can be common symptoms. Would need more clarification for specific answer ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer?

What are the symptoms of cancer?

Depends: There are no specific symptoms - it is really a broad spectrum depending on the type, location, stage, etc. If there is a specific concern, please speak with your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cancer?

What are the symptoms of cancer?

It varies: Cancer can produce different symptoms in different people...it is largely related to where the cancer started. Often there is a growth (a mass or a tumor) a swelling which is increasing in size and is often painless. In chest it can produce chest pain or cough. In the abdomen, it is often swelling or pain which is persistent and progressive. Weight loss can also be a feature. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Cancer?

What are the symptoms of Cancer?

Symptoms of Cancer: Cancer can present with a variety of symptoms or none at all. General symptoms can include unexplained weight loss, fever, weakness and unexplained pain. Organ specific symptoms can include a darkening mole, a hardened white lesion in the mouth, blood in the phlegm, urine, or stool, abdominal pain or swelling, difficulty swallowing, or persistent headaches. Many patients have no symptoms at all. ...Read more

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What can be initial symptoms of cancer?

Varied: Cancer can present as a lump, growth (often painless)and general symptoms of weakness, weight loss, loss of appetite and sometimes prolnged fever lasting for more than 2-3 weeks in duration. ...Read more

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What are some obvious symptoms of cancer?

Varied and Wide: Range. Most cancers do not have early symptoms. The symptoms vary with the organ and type of cancer. Some common issues (not early) are: weight loss, bleeding in urine, stool or vaginal, anemia, tiredness, low grade fever, cough, mass in breast, testicle, lymph glands, skin ulcer/bleeding, urinary trouble, feeling of fullness, abdominal pain, jaundice etc. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Diede
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Cancer In Children (Definition)

Children usually do not get the kinds of cancer that are common in older adults (lung, breast, colon), but there are certain kinds of cancer that are common in young children, including leukemias, ...Read more