October 2020

It goes without saying that there are certain types of cancers that teens develop.

Your teenage life is one of your strongest and healthiest times.

Do you know that you will find some unhappy teenagers who didn’t have an opportunity to experience their lives because of cancer?

Teenagers seldom get cancer.

Certain kinds of cancer usually appear during adult years. However, you will find common forms of cancer that can affect and rob your teenage years.

Common Cancers in Teenagers

1. Osteosarcoma – it is one of the most everyday sorts of bone cancer. How will you identify this?

It normally appears in teenagers who get taller than peers their age.

Typical symptoms of osteosarcoma begin with the pain and swelling in the arms or the legs – furthermore, they normally feel a whole lot of pain should they exercise, or at night.

This type of cancer is usually found in the bones around your knees. As everyone knows, it can also spread in various places and metastasize.

This type of cancer usually requires chemotherapy, however, side effects like hair loss, bleeding infections, and also skin problems may develop throughout the treatment.

Some kinds of cancer might also increase a teen’s risk of developing other cancers, the only real good news here is that given that teens enjoy the most strength, they usually recover fast.

2. Leukemia – it is one of the most common cancer in kids and teenagers.

Leukemia occurs when a huge number of abnormal white blood cells metastasize, fill the bone marrow, and enter the bloodstream.

The abnormal blood cells damage and do not help safeguard the body against infections. Since it is a problem in the blood, it causes anemia, bone pain, and infections.

3. Lymphoma – it is cancer that builds up in the lymphatic system – the lymph nodes, spleen, tonsils, and bone marrow are part of that system.

The value of the lymph system is to address diseases and germs that may cause infections.

There are two types of lymphoma cancer:

a. Hodgkin’s is a type of lymphoma cancer named after Thomas Hodgkin. It was named after him as he was the first one to discover the abnormalities in the lymph system in 1983.

Someone who has this type of cancer may go through the following symptoms: itchy skin, night sweats, back pain, pain in taking alcohol, swelling of the liver, and inexplicable weight loss.

If you feel the following symptoms right now, as a teenager, see your doctor and ask him to perform some tests.

b. Non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas are a kind of cancer necessitating a treatment combination of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and radiation.

Signs of this cancer consist of painless swollen lymph nodes, itchy skin, bone pain, weight loss on account of an eating abnormality. Ask your doctor further concerning this kind of cancer.


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