Osteosarcoma is a cancer that starts in the bone and affects around 30 children in the UK each year. Sometimes, children with osteosarcoma do not have any symptoms. In other cases, their symptoms are similar to those of other medical conditions.

The signs of Osteosarcoma are listed below.

* Fractures

* Lump

* Pain – persistent or intermittent, generally worse at night

* Pain which increases when active

* Limp or trouble lifting heavy objects

* Back pain or loss of bowel or bladder control

* Swelling or stiffness

For further information about Osteosarcoma please visit Macmillan Cancer Support