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  • Aspiration and Biopsy: Bone Marrow for Teens


    A bone marrow aspiration and biopsy are performed to examine bone marrow, the spongy liquid part of the bone where blood cells are made.

  • Melanoma for Teens


    Melanoma is different from other skin cancers because it can spread if it's not caught early. Find out how to lower your risk of getting melanoma and how doctors treat it.

  • Thrombocytopenia for Teens


    Thrombocytopenia is when someone has too few platelets in their bloodstream. Many things can cause it and most can be treated.

  • Vitiligo for Teens


    Vitiligo is a loss of skin pigment that causes white spots or patches to appear on the skin. It's not medically dangerous, but it can affect a person's appearance. Find out more.

  • Psoriasis for Teens


    Psoriasis causes skin cells to build up on the surface of the skin where they form itchy, red areas and thick scales. Find out how to deal with psoriasis, and what causes it, in this article for teens.

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma for Teens


    Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is a disease in which cancer cells form in a person's lymphatic system and start to grow uncontrollably.

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma for Teens


    Hodgkin lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system. Most teens who get Hodgkin lymphoma get better.

  • Words to Know (Cancer Glossary) for Teens


    Check out our cancer glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.

  • Glomerulonephritis for Teens


    With glomerulonephritis, tiny filtering units in the kidneys stop working properly, causing problems like too much fluid in the body and swelling. Most of the time it can be treated. Find out more.

  • Cancer Center for Teens for Teens


    Visit our Cancer Center for information and advice on treating and coping with cancer.