Talia Joy – YouTube celebrity, inspirational icon and teen makeup guru – has passed away from neuroblastoma and preleukemia, reports The Huffington Post
Talia’s tragic passing has put the spotlight on the issues she felt so passionately about: raising awareness for child cancers.
If this beautiful girl’s untimely death has you worried about your own kids, read on to find out which health problems are in fact early warning signs of cancer
Watch out for these early signs of childhood cancer in your little one…
The Cancer Association
has listed these warning signs as cancer
ontinued weight loss
that can’t be explained.
eadaches, in the early morning or at night, together with vomiting.
ncreased swelling or constant pain
in their back, joints or bones.
ump in the tummy, neck, chest, armpits or pelvis.
evelopment of a large amount of bruising, bleeding or a rash.
onstant infections that keep coming back.
whitish colour behind the pupil.
ausea that won’t go away, or vomiting without nausea.
, or extreme paleness.
ye or vision shifts that occur suddenly and won’t go away.
ecurrent fevers you can’t make sense of.
Together, these symptoms spell CHILD CANCER
. If your child shows any of these symptoms and they persist over time, get them to a doctor immediately.