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  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy uses high-energy X-rays to kill cancer cells or stop them from growing. It is sometimes used along with chemotherapy (chemo) to treat ALL.

  • Adrenal Cancer: Radiation Therapy

    Radiation therapy is not often the main treatment for adrenal cancer. But it may be used after surgery to help keep the cancer from returning. It can also be used to treat other body parts where the tumor has spread.

  • Allergic Reaction: Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. Common causes of anaphylaxis are allergies to penicillin, bee stings, aspirin, eggs, peanuts, and nuts. In this video, you'll find out other possible causes, what preventive steps you can take to avoid anaphylaxis, and why emergency treatment is needed.

  • Allergic Reaction: Angioedema

    Angioedema is a skin condition very similar to hives. In hives, raised, red, itchy, irregular bumps appear on the skin. In angioedema, the same thing happens beneath the skin. Instead of being itchy, angioedema is tender or painful. This video offers more details about this condition and how it develops.

  • Allergic Rhinitis

    Allergic rhinitis is also known as "hay fever." The symptoms can be seasonal, especially in the spring and fall, or year round. In this video, you'll learn what happens when you have allergic rhinitis and what you can do to minimize symptoms.

  • Anatomy of the Respiratory System

    A detailed look at the respiratory system and how it works.

  • Audiologist

    Audiologists measure and evaluate a person's ability to hear sounds. They specialize in treating people with hearing disorders.

  • Bile Duct Cancer: Radiation Therapy
  • Bile Duct Cancer: Risk Factors

    Having certain bile duct or liver diseases can make it more likely for you to develop bile duct cancer.

  • Brain Tumors: Radiation Therapy

    There are 2 main types of radiation therapy. Healthcare providers can give it from a machine outside the body or from small radioactive pellets placed inside or near the tumor.

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