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What are the steps to seeing if a tumor is cancerous, other can cutting it out?
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Biopsy
A piece of the tumor can be taken out and sent off to a laboratory for analysis.
This is called a biopsy. The cells are analyzed for any cancerous or precancerous activity. The results are reported back to your doctor, and then to you.

In brief: Biopsy
A piece of the tumor can be taken out and sent off to a laboratory for analysis.
This is called a biopsy. The cells are analyzed for any cancerous or precancerous activity. The results are reported back to your doctor, and then to you.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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In brief: Biopsy
Depends tremendously on where it has started.
Needle biopsies are common for many tumors. Endoscopy is good for upper/lower GI tumors. Ct scans are a common test to see if there is spread. Best is to review with a surgeon or oncologist.

In brief: Biopsy
Depends tremendously on where it has started.
Needle biopsies are common for many tumors. Endoscopy is good for upper/lower GI tumors. Ct scans are a common test to see if there is spread. Best is to review with a surgeon or oncologist.
Dr. Lee Pederson
Dr. Lee Pederson
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