Cancers that develop in children are different than those that are found in adults. They haven’t had enough time for lifestyle or environment to be a factor, which means these cancers usually occur as a result of DNA changes that happen early in a person’s life gone wrong. After accidents, cancer is the second leading cause of death in children under the age of 15, usually because the signs of cancer are hard to recognize and differentiate from every day illnesses. The following are the top five cancers that occur in children and the warning signs for each. (Continues On Page 2)
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