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Abdominal Ultrasound

An abdominal ultrasound is an imaging test used to assess the organs and structures in the belly.

Abdominal X-ray

X-rays use beams of energy that pass through body tissues onto a special film and make a picture. They show pictures of your internal tissues, bones, and organs. Bone and metal show up as white on X-rays. X-rays of the belly may be done ...

Actinic Keratosis

Detailed information on actinic keratosis, including causes and treatment.

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Overview

Leukemia is cancer that starts in the bone marrow. When a person has leukemia, the body makes too many abnormal blood cells. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Adrenal Cancer: Overview

Adrenal cancer is a rare cancer that starts in the adrenal glands. You have 2 adrenal glands. One sits on top of each kidney. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

AIDS-Related Cancers

People who have AIDS are much more likely to get certain types of cancer than people without the disease.

Ampullary Cancer

Detailed information about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of ampullary cancer.

Anal Cancer Overview

The anus is the last part of the digestive tract. Most anal cancers start in the cells that make the inside lining of the anus. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T)

A-T is a rare childhood disease that affects the nervous system and other body systems.

Barium Enema

A barium enema is an imaging test that uses X-rays to look at your lower gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Your lower GI tract includes the large intestine (colon) and rectum.

Bladder Cancer Overview

Bladder cancer most often starts in the cells that make the inside lining of the bladder. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Bone Marrow Biopsy

A bone marrow biopsy involves removing a small sample of the bone marrow inside your bones for testing. Bone marrow is a soft tissue in the center of most large bones. It makes most of the body's blood cells. The biopsy is done using a ...

Bone Marrow Transplant

Detailed information on bone marrow transplant, including preparation, types of transplant, transplant team, and possible procedure-related complications or side effects

Brain Tumors in Children

A brain tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue in the brain. The brain is part of the central nervous system (CNS). The CNS also includes the spinal cord.

Breast Cancer in Men

Breast cancer in men is rare—less than 1% of all breast cancer occurs in men.

Breast MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging creates detailed images of the body using large magnets and a computer. For breast MRI, a woman will lie face down with her breasts positioned through holes in a table.

Breast Scan

A breast scan is an imaging test to look at your breasts. It is used when a mammogram has not given your health care provider enough information.

Breast Ultrasound

Breast ultrasound is an imaging test that uses sound waves to look at your breasts. It can help your healthcare provider find breast problems. It also lets your provider see how well blood is flowing to areas in your breasts. This test ...

Breast-Conserving Surgery

Breast-conserving surgery (BCS) is sometimes called a lumpectomy or a partial mastectomy. It may be done as part of a treatment plan for breast cancer. With BCS, only the part of the breast that has cancer is removed.

Buccal Mucosa Cancer

The buccal mucosa is the lining of the cheeks and the back of the lips, inside the mouth where they touch the teeth. The use of tobacco and alcohol makes cancer in this area far more likely. The disease is treated with surgery, ...

Burkitt Lymphoma in Children

Burkitt lymphoma is a rare, fast-growing form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). It’s a type of cancer of the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system. It helps to fight diseases and infections.

Carcinoid Tumor

Carcinoid tumor is a rare type of tumor that grows slowly.

Carcinoma of Unknown Primary- Overview

In carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP), doctors can’t tell where the cancer started. CUP has already spread by the time it’s diagnosed. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Cervical Biopsy

A cervical biopsy is a procedure to remove tissue from the cervix to test for abnormal or precancerous conditions, or cervical cancer.

Cervical Cancer: Overview

Cervical cancer is cancer that starts in the cervix. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Chemotherapy-Related Hair Loss (Alopecia) in Children

Hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy. It can affect the hair on the head, and also the eyebrows, eyelashes, and facial and pubic hair. Not all chemotherapy causes hair loss. And not all children lose hair in the same way.

Chemotherapy-Related Mouth Mucositis in Children

Chemotherapy is the use of medicines to treat cancer. The medicines can cause an inflammation of the lining of the mouth. The mouth is lined with mucous membranes. When these are inflamed, it’s called mouth mucositis.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL): Overview

Leukemia is cancer that starts in the bone marrow. When a person has leukemia, the body makes too many abnormal blood cells. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is a procedure that lets your healthcare provider check the inside of your entire large intestine or colon.

Colorectal Cancer: Overview

Colorectal cancer is cancer that starts in either your colon or your rectum. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

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