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How to Take Acetylcysteine (Mucomyst) Before Receiving Iodine Contrast Dye

This information describes how to take a medication called acetylcysteine (Mucomyst®) to protect your kidneys before your computed tomography (CT) scan.

Instructions After a Cone Biopsy of the Cervix

This information explains how to care for yourself at home after a cone biopsy of your cervix.

Endometrial Biopsy

This information describes what to expect during and after your endometrial biopsy.

About Your Chest Tube Placement

This information describes what to expect when you have a chest tube placed while you’re in the hospital. This is also called a thoracostomy procedure.

Discharge Instructions After Micropigmentation of the Nipple/Areola

This information explains how to care for yourself after micropigmentation of the nipple/areola.

Patient-Controlled Analgesia (PCA)

This information will help you understand what patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is and how to use your PCA pump.

24-Hour Urine Collection for Total Protein Evaluation

This information explains how to collect and store your urine for 24 hours for your total protein evaluation.


This information describes your thoracentesis procedure.

Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) of Thyroid Nodule

This information explains the fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules procedure.

Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)

This information describes intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC).