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How is a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy used to diagnose Ewing's sarcoma?

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During a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, your doctor numbs an area of your body, usually in the hips. She inserts a needle and takes a small piece of bone marrow and bone to examine under a microscope.

From: What Is Ewing's Sarcoma? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Ewing’s Sarcoma.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ewing Sarcoma in Adults.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Ewing’s sarcoma,” “MRI.”

National Cancer Institute: “Ewing Sarcoma Treatment -- Patient Version.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

SOURCES:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Harvard Health Publications: “Ewing’s Sarcoma.”

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Ewing Sarcoma in Adults.”

U.S. National Library of Medicine: “Ewing sarcoma.”

Mayo Clinic: “Ewing’s sarcoma,” “MRI.”

National Cancer Institute: “Ewing Sarcoma Treatment -- Patient Version.”

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on March 13, 2019

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