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  • Biopsy for Parents


    Doctors order biopsies to examine tissue or cells when they're concerned about a problem (such as an infection, inflammation, or cancer) in an organ.

  • Word! Biopsy for Kids


    Sometimes, when doctors are not sure what's wrong with a part of your body, they might decide to do a test called a biopsy.

  • 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.

  • Aspiration and Biopsy: Bone Marrow for Parents


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

  • Vitiligo for Parents


    While vitiligo might make your child self-conscious, this skin condition is not medically dangerous. Kids with vitiligo are as healthy as other kids.

  • Melanoma for Parents


    Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Find out how to lower your family's risk of getting melanoma and how doctors treat it.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Thrombocytopenia for Parents


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