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Ask questions and work with your health care team to prepare for chemotherapy so that you know what side effects to expect and how to manage them.

Ask questions and work with your health care team to prepare for chemotherapy so that you know what side effects to expect and how to manage them.

Biopsy procedures

Learn about the most common biopsy procedures and how they're used to diagnose cancer.

Bone marrow biopsy

Aspiration and biopsy are procedures to collect and examine bone marrow. These tests can help diagnose some cancers and other conditions.

Enlarged liver

You can get an enlarged liver from a number of medical problems or personal habits. Treatment depends on what's causing the enlargement.

Enlarged spleen

An enlarged spleen is usually a sign of an underlying problem. Treatment varies, depending on what's causing the enlargement.

Excessive sweating

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

Petechiae

Radiation therapy

Stem cells: What they are and what they do

Stem cells are under study to treat diverse conditions from blood cancers to Parkinson's and heart failure. Researchers have uncovered some potential new sources that offer additional opportunities for developing regenerative solutions.

Stem cells: What they are and what they do

Stem cells are under study to treat diverse conditions from blood cancers to Parkinson's and heart failure. Researchers have uncovered some potential new sources that offer additional opportunities for developing regenerative solutions.

Swollen lymph nodes

Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate an infection, particularly in children. However, there are many causes, ranging from the common cold to cancer.

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