“Cancer in children” the leading cause of death Of children and adolescents ” Cancer “ is a terrible disease that no one wants to face, especially ” cancer in children”, invites parents, relatives, and friends. Were suffering to see the little boy suffer from the symptoms of the disease And on the International Day of Child Cancer Let’s get to know what causes cancer in children, what are the causes, symptoms and treatment?
Sanook Health has good information from Dr. Kwannuch Srikala, Pediatrician, Prince Ubon Ratchathani Hospital, about these symptoms. If this happened to your child For timely examination and treatment Increase the likelihood of healing
Causes of Cancer in Children
Pediatric cancer Is a cancer that affects the child in the womb of the mother Until the age of 15 years, it is often caused by mutations in growing cells. But there are factors such as environmental, infection, pesticides, toxins contaminated in drinking water. Maternal consumption while pregnant And high doses of certain types of radiation in children are often found in 1 in 10 of all adult cancers. There is leukemia more than 50 percent. Followed by brain cancer, ufabet , lymphoma and adrenal cancer. Which pediatric cancer is the leading cause of death of children and adolescents.
Stage of cancer in children
There are four stages of cancer in children, and the symptoms are different for each type of cancer, such as fever, pale, unusual bleeding, lumps, lumps, weakness and weakness. Requires physical examination Laboratory examination to help with diagnosis. The stages of each type of cancer in children differ in detail and generally can be divided into four stages, just like adults.
Common early symptoms of childhood cancer
For initial symptoms that are often found frequently are
- Palpable lumps that are painless in the neck, armpits, or groin
- Night sweats
- Back pain, leg pain, joint pain, headache
- Easy bruising or bleeding
- Enlarged lymph nodes
- Have a fever for no other cause
- Enlarged liver or spleen
- Loss of appetite, weight loss
- Scurvy Or have melon spots on the skin
- Weak body Have frequent infections