Children’s Cancers

Children’s Cancers

On this page you’ll find out about the different sorts of childhood cancer in addition to their causes. You’ll find links to other pages on our website about specific cancer types.

Possible the signs of cancer in youngsters

There are variations of cancer, and we all have listed the most typical symptoms below. You’ll find specifics of specific symptoms within the information regarding every sort of cancer.

Cancer symptoms can be extremely similar to that regarding other illnesses. And so they vary between children. If your little one carries a symptom we’ve not included here, plus it hasn’t vanished after a couple of weeks, bring them on the GP. These symptoms are not usually cancer, but see your doctor if your little child has all of these

  • Unable to wee, or blood in wee
  • An unexplained lump or firmness anywhere in the body
  • Swollen glands
  • Lower back pain it doesn’t disappear completely
  • Persistent headaches
  • Frequent bruising
  • Feeling tired all the time
  • Unexplained fits (seizures) or alterations in vision or behaviour
  • Abdominal swelling or pain all the time
  • Unexplained vomiting
  • Unexplained sweating or fever
  • Unexplained weight loss or poor appetite
  • Alterations in appearance of the eye or unusual eye reflections in photos
  • Frequent infections or flu-like symptoms