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Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Tests After Diagnosis

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Tests After Diagnosis  What tests might I have after being ... diagnosed? After a diagnosis of ALL, you will likely have other tests. These tests help your

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Newly Diagnosed

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Newly Diagnosed  Being told you have acute lymphocytic ... leukemia (ALL) can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team

Hysterectomy Podcast

During a hysterectomy, the surgeon removes part or all of the uterus. Hysterectomy Podcast

Laminectomy Podcast

Laminectomy is a type of surgery in which a physician removes part or all of a vertebra to ease

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis)

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Your Chances for Recovery (Prognosis) What is a prognosis ... if the ALL keeps growing or doesn’t respond to treatment. An unfavorable prognosis can change, too. This can

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Introduction

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Introduction  What is cancer? Cancer is when cells ... do not usually form tumors, but they can travel with the blood all over the body. That means CLL

All About Arthritis

and their treatment. All About Arthritis Arthritis means inflammation of the joints. It includes more than 100 ... be present all the time or come and go. Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Questions

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Questions   Talking with healthcare providers ... about cancer can be overwhelming. It can be hard to take in all of the information. It helps

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy  What is radiation therapy? Radiation ... cancer cells. When might radiation therapy be used for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL)? Radiation

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Choices

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Treatment Choices  There are various treatment choices ... for acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). Which one may work best for you? It depends on a number of factors

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Diagnosis

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Diagnosis  How is acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) diagnosed ... ? If your healthcare provider thinks you might have ALL, you will need certain exams and tests

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Status After Treatment

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Status After Treatment  During and after treatment for acute ... lymphocytic leukemia (ALL), you’ll have tests. These tests are to check your blood and bone marrow

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Stem Cell Transplant

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Stem Cell Transplant  What is a stem cell transplant? Stem ... cells are immature cells that are the starter cells for all types of body tissues. A stem cell

When Your Child Has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)

lymphoblastic leukemia. When Your Child Has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Your child has been ... diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). It is a common type of childhood cancer

Not All Mosquitoes Need Standing Water to Breed: Study

Many of the critters lay eggs on dry surfaces, researchers say Not All Mosquitoes Need ... varied locations than just "floating egg rafts," as was previously thought. In the study, Culex

Preparing for Your Colonoscopy

is almost 6 feet long. All of it needs to be prepped before your procedure. To cleanse your colon ... means that you must drink clear liquids all day long. Do not eat any solid foods during this time

How To Give Yourself an Insulin Shot—Single Dose

has told you to use. Insert the needle into the top of the insulin vial. Push the plunger all the way ... that it is pointing straight in. Then, slowly push the plunger all the way in. Make sure the syringe is empty

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Open Repair

for at least 8 hours before your appointment. Tell your healthcare provider about all medications ... you're home from the hospital, follow all instructions from your healthcare provider about the care

Allergic Rhinitis

, sneezing and  a stuffy or itchy nose. These are all signs that you may have allergies, or allergic rhinitis ... part of the year is often called seasonal rhinitis, or hay fever. Rhinitis that happens all year


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