Cancer In Children
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Official statistical data from IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer) states that 1 in 600 children will develop cancer before the age of 16 years.
Cancer in children requires handling with expertise, specialized facilities and infrastructure.
If the cancer impinge on the child, it will be a complex burden not only for parents but also siblings, doctors, nurses, school and society and the environment.
Cancer in children is estimated at 1% of the overall number of cancers, but childhood cancers can be cured if detected early and treatment and maintenance carried out by facilities / infrastructure.
Type of Cancer in Children
Leukemia is a cancer in children most often found in children. Leukaemia has hope for recovery with appropriate treatment and correct. Symptoms to watch and often found in leukemia include pale, fever or unexplained bleeding, bone pain and abdominal swelling.
Tumors in the brain can disrupt and damage the structure fungsu arrangement of the central nervous, because it lies within a finite cavity (cranial cavity).
Symptoms to watch out for the brain tumor is pain accompanied by nausea to vomiting. Can also be accompanied by the power of vision is reduced, decreased consciousness or behavior changes.
In infants are usually large crown menonjpol. Another thing that should be suspected when there is a speech disorder and body balance, weakened limbs or seizures.
Retinablastoma is eye cancer that is often found in children. Symptoms to duawasi is a white spot in the middle of the eyes that seemed to shine when the light hit like a cat’s. Another thing to note is the vision impaired, the eyes became crossed, and when it has advanced the protruding eyeballs.
Maglia Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph nodes, the cancer is usually characterized by enlargement and swelling of the lymph nodes quickly without the pain. Enlarged lymph nodes were rapidly without the pain. Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck, armpit or groin and bowel and without the pain.
When the onset of the lymph nodes in the intestines, it can cause blockage of the intestine with symptoms of abdominal pain, vomiting, unable to defecate and fever. When grown in the chest area, it can stimulate or depress the respiratory tract. Causing shortness of breath and blue face.
Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer neurological symptoms that can show many symptoms, depending on their location. Neuroblastoma can occur in the neck or chest cavity and eyes. If there is in the eye area can cause bulging eyeballs, eyelids down and dilated pupils.
If there is in the spine can compress the spinal cord and result in paralysis of the fast. Tumors in the abdomen will be palpated been great. The spread of the bones can cause fractures without cause, without pain so sufferers suddenly limp.
Wilms tumor is a kidney cancer most often found in anak.Kanker can be characterized by kecing bleeding, discomfort in the stomach and when old enough palpable hard, usually known when the child is bathed.
Cancer is found in muscles everywhere, usually in children in the head, neck, bladder, prostate (male sex glands) and the vagina. Symptoms depend on the location of the cancer.
In the eye socket causing the eyes to bulge out. In the ear causing pain or bleeding from the ear hole. In the throat causing airway obstruction, inflammation of the sinuses (cavities around the nose), bleeding from the nose (nosebleeds) or difficulty swallowing. In the bladder cause urination or bloody urine. When the digestive tract can be impaired defecation. When the limb muscles will swell.
Osteosarcoma is a cancer of the bone. Rapid swelling when the pain needs to be wary as the possibility of bone cancer. Bone cancer can strike any part of the bone, but most are found in the legs and arms pinggul.Kadang sometimes preceded by a hard impact such as falls and so on.