Top 5 Pediatric Cancers And The Warning Signs

1. Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common cancer among children, accounting for more that 34% of all cases of childhood cancer. ALL occurs most commonly between the ages of 2 and 4, and is more common in boys than girls. Leukemia is a cancer that begins in the bone marrow, and spreads outwards in to the blood and organs. The symptoms of ALL are:

  • Bone and joint pain
  • Fever
  • Bleeding from gums
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Unexplained weight loss

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