Many conditions can cause the symptoms below, not just cancer. If your child has any of these symptoms and you are worried, talk to your child’s doctor. The earlier cancer is found, the better.

Symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma may include:

  • enlarged lymph nodes, usually felt as painless lumps under the skin in the neck, underarm or groin
  • fever
  • night sweats
  • unexplained weight loss
  • itchy skin
  • tiredness
  • loss of appetite
  • coughing or trouble breathing (swollen lymph nodes in the chest can press on the windpipe).