Diagnosis and Treatment Glossary

Here are some of the common terms used in the diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer.  

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Bone marrow aspiration

Removal of a small amount of bone marrow fluid and cells through a needle put into a bone.   The bone marrow fluid and cells are checked for problems with any of the blood cells made in the bone marrow.