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Symptoms of osteosarcoma may include:

  • pain or swelling over a bone or joint
  • a bone that breaks for no reason.

Symptoms of Ewing tumours in bone may include:

  • pain or swelling, usually in the arms, legs, chest, back or hips; pain may be worse at night
  • a lump that might feel soft and warm, often in the arms, legs, chest or hips
  • a bone that breaks for no reason
  • fever
  • tiredness
  • weight loss.

Note about symptoms

Many conditions – including common childhood infections – can cause these symptoms, not just bone tumours. If your child has any of these symptoms and you are concerned, talk to your child’s doctor.

published: Sunday, 23 August, 2015