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How Long Does It Take To Get Results Of An Ovarian Cancer Screen
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
If you are referring: To a blood test (ca 19-9), it is no way to check for pancreas cancer. It may be a "send out" and take a week or 2, but high, low or normal you may or may not have pancreas cancer, and should ot have had this test. Symptoms(pain, belching, stool color and pattern change and signs (weight loss, pain, new diabetes, jaundice) should lead to imaging, endoscopy and biopsy, then ca-19-9 if positive. ...Read more
24-48 hours: As dr. Rosen mentioned, there is no reason why the results of a typical breast core biopsy should not be available within a day or two. Our patients are routinely schedule to return on the second post-biopsy day to review their findings and to plan any next steps. If necessary, the results of er, pr and her-2 testing is also done and reported within that 2 day framework. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies by institutio: Different centers have different turn-around. Many centers for breast excellence have radiologists who immediately read your mammogram while you are still there. Some places call you next day. Yet others may take days to get final report and send you a letter in mail, sometimes up to a week later. Ask for specifics wherever you are actually having your mammogram done. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
How long does it take to get results from an h pylori biopsy and do they take a lot of tissue for the sample?
Biopsy: Usually can get results in a few days. Not a lot if tissue is taken for the biopsies. ...Read more
Minutes to days: Anywhere from 20 minutes with a rapid test, to a few days with a standard test. (the number of days depends on the lab you're using and how often they run the test.). ...Read more
A while: I don't know for sure but it should take at least a week. This is a rare test and most labs do not run it. It is usually sent to an outside lab. ...Read more
Wait for tests: It can be as short as 1 day or ir the test must be sent out to a lab outside your facility then 2-4 days. ...Read more
Turn-around time: You should have results back from your pathologist any day now. Your colonoscopist probably indicated to you when to expect the path report, based on the turn-around time of the lab to which your specimen(s) was(were) submitted (3-14 days usually). You can always check with the doctor who obtained the biopsies to see if he/she has your reading sooner than anticipated. ...Read more
Wait time: Usually most labs have results by 2 business days for a straight forward case. If the case is complicated addition material may be submitted and additional stains may be ordered and could add a couple business days. Feel free to contact the pathologist working on your case. Most of us enjoy speaking with patients. ...Read more
Don't wait and see: If you suspect that you have chlamydia, or any sexually transmitted disease, you should be evaluated and treated immediately. Don't wait around for something bad to happen. Take care of it right now. ...Read more
Please help me understand the process for getting a CT scan and the results. Does a child have to undergo anestesia? How long does it take to get results? How often does a patient need to wait between scans?
Depends on child: Frequently an older child can undergo a ct scan without anesthesia. Smaller children might need sedation or anesthesia in order to remain still for the procedure. The scan is very short, less than 10 minutes usually, and then the radiologist has to read the results. This takes longer. Ct scans do subject the patient to a lot of radiation, so they should not be used as a routine screening device. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When getting an MRI scan for cervical cancer, will the test results be ready that day or how long does it take?
1-3 days: You should have the results within 72 hrs. You certainly have the right to call and ask if you haven't heard by then. Many times it is read the same day. Good luck. ...Read more
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