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Tests for Neuroblastoma

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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Blood Total Catecholamines Test
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A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues f...  More
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Catecholamines are neurotransmitters. They include dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. These proteins help transmit signals in your body and brain. They help...  More
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24 Hour Urine Vanillylmandelic Acid (VMA) Output Test
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Homovanillic acid measurement
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HVA measurement- urine
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Medical Procedures for Neuroblastoma

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Chemotherapy is an aggressive form of chemical drug therapy meant to destroy rapidly growing cells in the body. It is usually used for cancer, as cancer cells grow ...  More
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Radiation therapy is a cancer treatment that uses concentrated radiation beams to kill cancer cells. The most common type of radiation therapy is external beam radi...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Neuroblastoma

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Stem Cell Transplant
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Surgical Removal of Tumor
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Prescribed Medications for Neuroblastoma

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CISPLATIN (SIS pla tin) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to treat man...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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ETOPOSIDE, VP-16 (e toe POE side) is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat small cell lung cancer and other cancers.  More
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VINCRISTINE (vin KRIS teen) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat many types of cancer like Hodgkin's dis...  More
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CARBOPLATIN (KAR boe pla tin) is a chemotherapy drug. It targets fast dividing cells, like cancer cells, and causes these cells to die. This medicine is used to tre...  More
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IFOSFAMIDE (eye FOS fa mide) is a chemotherapy drug. It slows the growth of cancer cells. This medicine is used to treat testicular cancer.  More
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TOPOTECAN (TOE poe TEE kan) is a chemotherapy drug. It is used to treat lung cancer, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer.  More
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