- Pain around the site of the tumor
- Swelling and redness around the site of the tumor
- Weight and appetite loss
- Inability to move some or all of the limbs or to control the process of going to the bathroom, if the tumor is in the spinal region
- Numbness, tingling and paralysis if the tumor compresses a nerve
Causes and Risk Factors
This disease most often occurs in young people between the ages of 10 and 20. Boys are affected more often than girls.