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spinal tap

see lumbar puncture.

Surgery for acute lymphocytic leukemia

... spinal taps. CSF can also be withdrawn from the Ommaya reservoir to check
for leukemia cells and signs of infection (instead of a spinal tap). ...

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

How are brain and spinal cord tumors in adults diagnosed? ...

... document Testing Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Cancer. Lumbar
puncture (spinal tap). This test is used to look for cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinadults/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-adults-diagnosed

Treating specific types of childhood brain and spinal cord ...

... surgery, the doctor may order an MRI scan of the brain and spinal cord and
test the CSF for tumor cells by doing a lumbar puncture (spinal tap). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/braincnstumorsinchildren/detailedguide/brain-and-spinal-cord-tumors-in-children-treating-specific-types-of-tumors

How are brain and spinal cord tumors diagnosed in children?

... Lumbar puncture (spinal tap). ... Information from the spinal tap can
influence treatment. Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy. ...

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

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Adults

... document Testing Biopsy and Cytology Specimens for Cancer. Lumbar
puncture (spinal tap) This test is used to look for cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003088-pdf.pdf

Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors in Children

... Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) ... Information from the spinal tap can
influence treatment. Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003089-pdf.pdf

Typical treatment of acute lymphocytic leukemia

... This spread is found when the doctor does a lumbar puncture (spinal tap) and
leukemia cells are seen when the fluid is looked at under the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/leukemia-acutelymphocyticallinadults/detailedguide/leukemia-acute-lymphocytic-treating-typical-treatment

How is advanced cancer found?

... Lumbar puncture (spinal tap): If your doctor suspects that cancer has spread
to the fluid or tissues (the meninges) that surround the brain and spinal ...

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

Treating specific types of childhood brain and spinal cord ...

... surgery, the doctor may order an MRI scan of the brain and spinal cord and
test the CSF for tumor cells by doing a lumbar puncture (spinal tap). ...

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Treating specific types of childhood brain and spinal cord ...

... surgery, the doctor may order an MRI scan of the brain and spinal cord and
test the CSF for tumor cells by doing a lumbar puncture (spinal tap). ...

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