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Understanding Your Diagnosis

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy

    A bone marrow biopsy involves removing a small sample of the bone marrow inside your bones for testing. Bone marrow is a soft tissue in the center of most large bones. It makes most of the body's blood cells. The biopsy is done using a small needle inserted into the bone

  • Lumbar Puncture

    A lumbar puncture (LP) or spinal tap may be done to diagnose or treat a condition.