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  • Radioembolization (TARE-Y90) for Liver Tumors for Parents

    Radioembolization is a procedure used to treat some kinds of liver tumors. A radioactive material works on the tumor, not the healthy tissue around it.

  • Pulse Oximetry (Pulse Ox) for Parents

    Pulse oximetry, a simple test that measures the amount of oxygen in the bloodstream, may give the first clue that there is a heart or lung problem.

  • Adenoids and Adenoidectomy for Parents

    Enlarged adenoids are normal some kids, but others need surgery. Often, tonsils and adenoids are removed at the same time.

  • Body for Teens

    From growing up to getting braces, popping pimples to catching some ZZZs, this section gives you the basics on your changing body - from head to toe.

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Parents

    Minimally invasive surgery is a type of procedure done without the use of a large incision (cut).

  • Proton Therapy for Cancer for Parents

    Proton therapy is an advanced type of radiation therapy. It's an effective treatment for many childhood cancers.

  • What Happens in ACL Surgery? for Teens

    If you tore your ACL, you might need this surgery to fix it. Find out what's involved.

  • Dealing With Earwax for Parents

    Earwax helps protect the eardrum and fight infection. Parents shouldn't attempt to remove earwax at home, as doing so risks damage to the ear canal and, possibly, a child's hearing.

  • Growth Plate Fractures for Parents

    Injuries to growth plates, which produce new bone tissue and determine the final length and shape of bones in adulthood, must be treated so that bones heal properly.

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery for Teens

    A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's done to stabilize or straighten the bones in the back. It can help some teens with scoliosis.