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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

Chemotherapy for non-Hodgkin lymphoma

... these areas, chemo may also be given into the spinal fluid (cerebrospinal fluid). ...
these problems by giving the patient extra fluids and certain drugs ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-treating-chemotherapy

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

How is non-Hodgkin lymphoma diagnosed?

... test looks for lymphoma cells in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which ... it is used
to collect fluid from inside ... All biopsy samples and fluids are looked at ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/non-hodgkinlymphoma/detailedguide/non-hodgkin-lymphoma-diagnosis

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