Hematologic Malignancies Center
Lifespan Cancer Institute

Signs and Symptoms of Blood Disorders and Cancers

Blood disorders and cancers have a number of signs (which are observable) or symptoms (reported by the patient) in common.

Among the signs and symptoms of hematologic cancers and blood disorders are:

  • Bleeding or bruising easily
  • Frequent infections
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Night sweats
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Bone pain (in myeloma)
  • Painless swelling of lymph nodes (in lymphoma)

These symptoms also may indicate common medical conditions. Consult your physician to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment.

Learn more about hematology and oncology »