Tests and diagnosis
Aspiration and biopsy are procedures to collect and examine bone marrow. These tests can help diagnose some cancers and other conditions.
A complete blood count can be used to evaluate your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.
A creatinine test reveals important information about your kidneys. Find out what the results of this common blood test mean for you.
X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.
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