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cerebrospinal fluid

[suh-REE-bro-spy-nuhl] also called CSF. A special clear liquid that surrounds and cushions the brain and spinal cord. See also brain, spinal cord.

How is acute myeloid leukemia found?

... puncture). It is done to look for leukemia cells in the fluid around the
brain and spinal cord (cerebrospinal fluid or CSF). The ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutemyeloidaml/overviewguide/leukemia-aml-overview-diagnosed

Overview of cytology types

... Some of the body cavity fluids tested in this way include: Urine; Sputum (phlegm);
Spinal fluid, also known as cerebrospinal fluid or CSF (from the ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/testingbiopsyandcytologyspecimensforcancer/testing-biopsy-and-cytology-specimens-for-cancer-cytology-types

How is childhood leukemia classified?

... myeloid, etc.) and subtype is done by testing samples of the blood, bone marrow,
and sometimes lymph nodes or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), as ...

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

Craniosacral Therapy

... Supporters claim that gentle pressure on the bones of the head, spine, and
pelvis increases the flow of cerebrospinal fluid and can cure or help a ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/manualhealingandphysicaltouch/craniosacral-therapy

What are brain and spinal cord tumors in children?

... The brain and spinal cord are surrounded and cushioned by a liquid
called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Cerebrospinal fluid ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-what-are-brain-and-spinal-tumors

How is acute myeloid leukemia diagnosed?

... Spinal fluid. The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is the liquid that surrounds
the brain and spinal cord. Leukemia can spread to ...

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

Managing symptoms of advanced cancer, by location

... is why giving large amounts of intravenous (IV) fluids is a ... for leptomeningeal
spread is to inject chemotherapy directly into the cerebrospinal fluid. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/advancedcancer/advanced-cancer-managing-symptoms

Chemotherapy for eye cancer

... Intrathecal: If the lymphoma might have spread to the brain or spinal cord,
chemo can be given directly into the cerebrospinal fluid (the fluid ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/eyecancer/detailedguide/eye-cancer-treating-chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for childhood leukemia

... by making sure the child gets lots of fluids during treatment ... Chemotherapy
given directly into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) around the brain and ...

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