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needle core biopsy

A procedure in which tissue is removed from an organ or lymph node using a needle….

fine needle aspiration (FNA)

A biopsy procedure in which a fine needle is placed into a lump to extract cells.

sentinel node biopsy

Removal of the sentinel node. If this is clear, no further lymph nodes are removed….

cone biopsy

Removal of a cone-shaped piece of the cervix for examination under a microscope.


The removal of a small sample of tissue from the body for examination under a microscope to help diagnose a disease.

endometrial aspiration

Removing the lining of the uterus (endometrium) through a needle.

lumbar puncture

A test where a needle is inserted into the spinal column to collect fluid. Also called a spinal tap.


A procedure in which a hollow needle is inserted between the ribs in order to drain excess fluid. Also called a pleural tap….

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Learning to Relax workshops The diagnosis and treatment of cancer is demanding not only on those diagnosed, but also for their family and friends. Routines are interrupted, and people often say they feel like they are on a roller coaster…