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Signs and Symptoms of Cancer

All Signs & Symptoms of Cancer

Here are the top symptoms or behaviors listed by parents of kids diagnosed with Cancer:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Headache(s)Often2 mentions
Physical painOften2 mentions
Angry behaviorOften1 mention
Back painOften1 mention
Fast or racing heartbeatOften1 mention
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargyOften1 mention
Low energyOften1 mention
NauseaOften1 mention
Rashes (any cause)Often1 mention
VomitingOften1 mention

When do symptoms start?

How to read this chart

  • Headache(s)

    0 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    1 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    2 years old
    Amount of children: 3%
    3 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    4 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    5 years old
    Amount of children: 3%
    6 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    7 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    8 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    9 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    10 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    11 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    12 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    13 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    14 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    15 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    16 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    17 years old
    Amount of children: 0%

    average 3 years 9 months old

  • Physical pain

    0 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    1 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    2 years old
    Amount of children: 3%
    3 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    4 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    5 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    6 years old
    Amount of children: 3%
    7 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    8 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    9 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    10 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    11 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    12 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    13 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    14 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    15 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    16 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    17 years old
    Amount of children: 0%

    average 4 years 6 months old

  • Angry behavior

    0 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    1 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    2 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    3 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    4 years old
    Amount of children: 3%
    5 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    6 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    7 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    8 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    9 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    10 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    11 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    12 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    13 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    14 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    15 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    16 years old
    Amount of children: 0%
    17 years old
    Amount of children: 0%

    average 4 years old

Change in symptoms of Cancer*

What happens to common Cancer symptoms over time?

SymptomWorseA Little WorseStayed About the SameA Little BetterBetterCompletely Resolved
Headache(s)50%0%0%50%0%0%
Physical pain0%0%50%0%0%50%
Angry behavior0%0%100%0%0%0%
Back pain0%0%100%0%0%0%
Fast or racing heartbeat0%0%100%0%0%0%
Fatigue, tiredness, or lethargy0%0%100%0%0%0%
Low energy0%0%100%0%0%0%
Nausea0%0%0%0%100%0%
Rashes (any cause)0%0%0%0%100%0%
Vomiting0%0%0%0%100%0%

Conditions with similar symptoms to Cancer

Parents also mention the behaviors, signs, and symptoms associated with Cancer when they describe these conditions:

Care of Cancer

Less common responses for Cancer

TreatmentRatingDiscussion
1Immunotherapy
Very Positive5 of 5
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2Chemotherapy
Neutral3.3 of 5
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3Chemotherapy, surgery, and radiation
Neutral3 of 5
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Discussion of Cancer

What was your approach to Cancer? What were the results?

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