Other Treatments

"Do you know ..." is an educational series for patients and their families.

Care after Toenail Removal

If your child has a toenail problem, the doctor might need to remove the toenail. This is done in the St. Jude Procedure Room. Learn more about how this is done and how to care for your child after toenail removal.

External shunts

If your child has an external shunt, you should read this handout after reading "Do you know... Ventriculo-peritoneal shunts."

Treatment for Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are small growths on the bottoms of your feet, and they are contagious (spread easily from person to person). They are caused by infection with a virus. Learn more about plantar warts and how they can be removed in this document.

Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunts

If your child has a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (VP shunt), you may have questions about this device. The material on this handout gives you important information that you need to know about VP shunts.