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a stomach biopsy can only be done during an endoscopy ?

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Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Easiest way.: Upper endoscopy is most likely the easiest way to obtain a biopsy. However, going to surgery would be another way to obtain a biopsy of the stomach and possibly ct guided needle biopsy if the mass is visible on ct scan.
Answered on Jul 2, 2015
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