Cancer Center

Cancer Center

Body Basics

Blood
Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Digestive System
Endocrine System
Eyes
Female Reproductive System
Heart and Circulatory System
Immune System
Kidneys and Urinary Tract
Lungs and Respiratory System
Male Reproductive System
Metabolism
Mouth and Teeth
Skin, Hair, and Nails
Spleen and Lymphatic System
The Basics on Genes and Genetic Disorders

Cancer Basics

Anemia
Balancing Schoolwork and Hospital Stays
Cancer Basics
Chemotherapy
Dealing With Cancer
Hodgkin's Disease
Melanoma
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Radiation Therapy
Types of Cancer Teens Get
When Cancer Keeps You Home

Dealing With Feelings

5 Facts About Goal Setting
5 Ways to Deal With Anxiety
5 Ways to Fight Depression
Body Image and Self-Esteem
Can I Have Children After Cancer Treatments?
Cancer: Readjusting to Home and School
Dealing With a Health Condition
Dealing With Cancer
Dealing With Grief: Molly's Story
Depression
Fears and Phobias
How Can I Deal With My Anger?
Motivation and the Power of Not Giving Up
My Friend Has Cancer. How Can I Help?
Stress
Talking to Your Parents - or Other Adults
What Can I Do About My Anger?
When a Sibling Is Seriously Ill
When Cancer Keeps You Home
Why Am I in Such a Bad Mood?
Your Secrets to Staying Motivated

Diagnostic Tests

Aspiration and Biopsy: Bone Marrow
Blood Test: Basic Metabolic Panel
Blood Test: Complete Blood Count
Blood Test: Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Blood Test: Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Blood Test: Liver Function Tests
Blood Test: Magnesium
Blood Test: Phosphorus
Breast and Pelvic Exams
How to Perform a Breast Self-Examination
How to Perform a Testicular Self-Examination
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Medical Tests: What to Expect (Video)
Skin Biopsy
Spinal Tap
Testicular Exams

En español

¿Cómo puedo lidiar con mi enojo?
¿Por qué estoy de tan mal humor?
Afrontar el cáncer
Anemia
Bazo y sistema linfático
Biopsia de piel
Cáncer: aspectos fundamentales
Cáncer: readaptarse a la vida familiar y escolar
Cómo hacerse un autoexamen testicular
Cómo realizar un autoexamen de mamas
Cómo renovar una receta
Cómo surtir una receta
Cinco consejos sobre cómo fijar metas
Cinco formas de plantarle cara a la ansiedad
Cinco formas de plantarle cara a la depresión
Colocación de una vía intravenosa (video)
Compaginar el trabajo escolar con las internaciones hospitalaria
Conceptos básicos sobre la anestesia
Depresión
Deshacerse de medicamentos viejos
El aparato digestivo
El cerebro y el sistema nervioso
El corazón y el aparato circulatorio
El sistema endocrino
Exámenes medicos: que se puede esperar (video)
Exploraciones mamaria y vaginal
Exploraciones testiculares
Fundamentos de los genes y de las anomalías genéticas
Hábito de fumar
Hablar con tu médico
Hablar con tus padres - u otros adultos
Historia clínica electrónica
Huesos, músculos y articulaciones
Imagen corporal y autoestima
La motivación y la fuerza de voluntad
La piel, el cabello y las uñas
La sangre
La tensión emocional (estrés)
La vacuna contra las verrugas genitales y el cáncer de cuello del útero
Los riñones y el aparato urinario
Obtención de un análisis de sangre (video)
Obtención de una resonancia magnética, RM (video)
Obtención de una tomografía computada (video)
Pulmones y el sistema respiratorio
Quimioterapia
Radioterapia
Sistema inmunitario
Sistema reproductor femenino
Sistema reproductor masculino
Tipos de cáncer que padecen los adolescentes
Vivir con una enfermedad crónica

Personal Stories

Cancer: DJ's Story (Video)
Cancer: Jen's Story (Video)
Dealing With Grief: Molly's Story
Then and Now: Shanon's Cancer Story

Q&A

Can Getting the HPV Vaccine Help If I Already Have Genital Warts?
How Can I Help My Boyfriend Stop Smoking?
How Can I Quit Smoking?
How Can I Tell My Mom I Need a Pelvic Exam?
I'm a Guy. How Can I Talk to My Female Doctor About Certain Things?
I'm a Guy. Why Do I Have a Lump In My Breast?
My Friend Has Cancer. How Can I Help?
Secondhand Smoke
Smoking
What Are the Dangers of Secondhand Smoke?
What Can I Do About My Anger?
What Should I Do About Lumps in My Testicles?
What's the Difference Between a Treatment and a Cure?
Why Am I in Such a Bad Mood?
Why Does the Doctor Have to Examine My Testicles?

Treatment & Prevention

Blood Types
Chemotherapy
How to Fill a Prescription
How to Perform a Breast Self-Examination
How to Perform a Testicular Self-Examination
HPV Vaccine
Indoor Tanning
Radiation Therapy
Refilling a Prescription
Stem Cell Transplants
Steroids and Cancer Treatment
Stop Smoking: Your Personal Plan
Tanning
What's It Like to Have Surgery?

Words to Know

Words to Know (Cancer Glossary)