Common Symptoms of Childhood Cancer

Childhood Cancer

Diagnosing cancer in children is tricky business because red flags for cancer often overlap with less serious diseases. Childhood cancer typically affects the white blood cells, nervous system, brain, bones, the lymphatic system, muscles or kidneys. Read on for a brief overview of some of these cancers. And if your child has any unusual symptoms or symptoms that don’t go away quickly, talk to his or her pediatrician.

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September 1, 2015

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September 1, 2015