In-depth

Biopsy procedures

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

Bone scan

Bone scans can help detect bone disorders and hidden fractures.

Brachytherapy

Chronic cough

More than an annoyance, a chronic cough can significantly affect your quality of life. Find out how it's diagnosed and treated.

Cough

An occasional cough is normal and healthy. A cough that persists for weeks signals an underlying problem.

Coughing up blood

Coughing up blood can indicate a variety of lung conditions, ranging from mild to life-threatening.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Get ready for possible side effects of chemotherapy

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.

Get ready for possible side effects of chemotherapy

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.

Headache

Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Mindfulness exercises

What can mindfulness exercises do for you? Get the facts.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Positron emission tomography scan

Radiation therapy

Secondhand smoke

It might be someone else's smoke, but the risks are yours. Consider simple steps for avoiding secondhand smoke.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

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