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aspiration

[asp-er-A-shun] to draw out a liquid, gas, or tissue fragments using suction. See also fine needle aspiration biopsy.

A CEO's Aspiration to Create a Network of Support in the ...

... Your Local Offices. Close. + -Text Size. A CEO's Aspiration to Create
a Network of Support in the Workplace. As chairman ...

http://www.cancer.org/involved/participate/aceosaspirationtocreateanetworkofsupportintheworkplace

A CEO's Aspiration to Create a Network of Support in the ...

... Your Local Offices. Close. + -Text Size. A CEO's Aspiration to Create
a Network of Support in the Workplace. As chairman ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/honoringpeoplewhoaremakingadifference/corporations/aceosaspirationtocreateanetworkofsupportintheworkplace

Cancer Glossary

... needle aspiration Search [need-ul asp-er-A-shun]. a procedure in which a
thin, hollow needle is used to reach a cyst or tumor, and with suction ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=n

How is acute myeloid leukemia diagnosed?

... If only an aspiration is to be done, it may be taken from the sternum (breast
bone). ... A bone marrow biopsy is usually done just after the aspiration. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-myeloid-myelogenous-diagnosed

How is Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia diagnosed?

... Several types of biopsies might be used. Bone marrow aspiration and
biopsy. This ... cells. Fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/waldenstrommacroglobulinemia/detailedguide/waldenstrom-macroglobulinemia-diagnosis

Types of biopsy procedures

... Fine needle aspiration biopsy. ... If an aspiration is done and the lump goes away
after it's drained, it usually means it was a cyst and not cancer. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/forwomenfacingabreastbiopsy/breast-biopsy-biopsy-types

How is Hodgkin disease staged?

... Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. If ... marrow. The bone marrow
aspiration and biopsy are usually done at the same time. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/hodgkindisease/detailedguide/hodgkin-disease-staging

How is childhood leukemia diagnosed?

... Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. ... For a bone marrow aspiration, the skin
over the hip bone is cleaned and numbed with local anesthetic. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemiainchildren/detailedguide/childhood-leukemia-diagnosis

How is acute lymphocytic leukemia diagnosed?

... Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy: Bone marrow samples are obtained by
bone marrow aspiration and biopsy – tests usually done at the same ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutelymphocyticallinadults/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-lymphocytic-diagnosis

How is breast cancer diagnosed? | American Cancer Society

... cancer cells. Ductal lavage and nipple aspiration. Ductal lavage is ... Fine
needle aspiration biopsy. In a fine needle aspiration ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-diagnosis