Leukemia and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL): Signs and Symptoms

What are the signs and symptoms of leukemia?

Children with leukemia typically experience bruising, bleeding, fatigue, fever and bone pain, usually for at least a few weeks.

What are the signs and symptoms of non-Hodgkin lymphoma?

Lymphoma patients can also have fatigue, fever and weight loss. Most children with lymphoma find an enlarged bump or mass in their neck, abdomen or chest. Some patients will experience all of these symptoms, while others only have a few.

Usually, a child will report not feeling well in general and will have difficulty keeping up with friends and activities.