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If my doctor takes a biopsy during my colonoscopy, does that mean that he found a cancer?
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
6 doctors agree
In brief: No
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In brief: No
Something he saw needed clarification.
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Dr. Ronald Kline
Surgery - Colorectal
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Biopsies are taken for many reasons.
A biopsy is a sample of tissue used to help establish a diagnosis. It may show inflammation, a benign polyp or growth, infection, parasites, or it may indicate cancer. Just because a biopsy is taken does not automatically mean there is cancer.

In brief: No
Biopsies are taken for many reasons.
A biopsy is a sample of tissue used to help establish a diagnosis. It may show inflammation, a benign polyp or growth, infection, parasites, or it may indicate cancer. Just because a biopsy is taken does not automatically mean there is cancer.
Dr. Ronald Kline
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