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Learn about some of the tests doctors do to diagnose cancer.
People can get abscesses on the skin, under the skin, in a tooth, or even inside the
body. Most abscesses are caused by infection, so it can help to know what to do. Find
out in this article for teens.
This section has information on various medicines and medical treatments.
Sometimes a bad cut that gets infected can lead to even worse things, like a bone
infection called osteomyelitis. The easiest way to protect yourself is to practice
Visit our Cancer Center for information and advice on treating and coping with cancer.
When chemotherapy and other treatments attack cancer cells, they can affect some of
the body's healthy cells too. As a teen, you'll want to know what this can mean to
Your parents won't be running your life forever. This center tells you what you need
to know about taking charge of your own medical care.
A peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth,
next to one of the tonsils. Find out how it happens and what to do.
Thrombocytopenia is when someone has too few platelets in their bloodstream. Many
things can cause it and most can be treated.
Here's a quick look at what may happen before, during, and after an operation or procedure.