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Biopsy Needle Leaves A Trail Of Cancer Cells Upon Withdrawl
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Needle aspiration on cyst right breast which didn't collapse 2nd asprtn 2 test cells.Unsure result.Biopsy done results fri....Cancer?
Lung nodules in 3 lobes of smoker. 9mm does not enhance ; no calcificat. Does this suggest small cell or large cell cancer? Needle biopsy scheduled.
Hi I was wondering if a fna biopsy is really accurate in diagnosing cancer or if it misses cancer cells? Should I get a second opinion? Thanks
I had an Endoscopy on Friday, and was diagnosed with Gastritis with bleeding. My Dr took a biopsy to find the cause. Can Cancer cells cause this?
Yes: Bleeding per se in stomach not result of superficial gastritis unless superficial ulceration noted or a distinct ulcerating lesion which may have resulted from h.pylori. If such a lesion hasn't resolved on blockers to minimize acid production, then bx indicated because many such lesions do convert to malignancy. ...Read more
Postmenopausal bleed since june, nonstop since nov 2012, biopsy shows thick lining, no cancer cells. Could the biopsy be wrong? No signs of concern,
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Biopsy is tissue removed by needle or cutting to remove part of a body part. It is usually a small amount of material that is processed by a pathologist. Most of the time it is stained and looked at through a microscope to arrive at a diagnosis. Special processes are done for some tissues or problems. The purpose is to tell what the problem is (diagnosis). ...Read more