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Make the Diagnosis: Spring 2021

A bright 16-year-old high school freshman overdue for a well visit turns a 5-minute encounter into a 2-hour holistic visit.

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All in the Family

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Read a case study from the Cancer Center about a 15-year-old girl, previously healthy, whose family shares a history of cancer.

Make the Diagnosis: Winter 2013

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A 14-year-old female presents for a routine sports physical. She is a long-time patient of your practice and has been previously healthy, to include normal growth and development and onset of menses at 12 years of age. On exam you notice a mass in her anterior neck, midway between her chin and clavicles.