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  • Brain Cancer: Overview

    Brain cancer includes primary and secondary tumors. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  • Breast Reconstruction with Flap Procedures

    A flap procedure uses your own tissue to form the shape of a breast. There are 2 kinds of flap procedures: the TRAM flap and the LD flap.

  • Cancer: Managing Fatigue

    Extreme tiredness, called fatigue, is common. It can be caused by worry, lack of sleep, or low appetite. Fatigue can also be a sign of anemia, a shortage of red blood cells. Read on for some tips to help you feel better.

  • Carcinoma Of Unknown Origin Overview

    In carcinoma of unknown primary (CUP), doctors can’t tell where the cancer started. CUP has already spread by the time it’s diagnosed. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.

  • Cast Care, Fiberglass

    It will take up to 2 hours for the fiberglass to get completely hard. Don't put any weight on the cast during that time or it may break. Here are instruction to help you care for your cast.

  • Cast Care, Fiberglass (Child)

    A cast keeps a broken bone (fracture) in place and helps it heal. Fiberglass casts are made of a manmade material that breathes. These casts are lighter in weight than plaster casts. They resist water and come in a variety of colors. Casts are custom made.

  • Cellulitis, Facial (Child)

    Cellulitis is an infection of the deep layers of skin. A break in the skin, such as a cut or scratch, can let bacteria under the skin. It may also occur from an infected pimple or hair follicle.

  • Chin, Cheek, or Jaw Reshaping/Facial Implants

    Detailed information on chin reshaping, cheek reshaping, jaw reshaping, and facial implants, including possible facial implant complications

  • Common Types of Fractures

    There are many types of fractures. But all fractures heal the same way: New bone grows to connect the broken pieces.

  • Crush Injury, Foot/Toe, No Fracture (Child)

    A crush injury results when a large amount of pressure is placed on part of the body, squeezing it between two surfaces. Even if there are no broken bones, there is tissue damage.